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Thursday, April 16, 2020

TDPS presents The New Play Reading Series | A Subtlety: The Sugar Play by Adrianna Mitchell and Akilah Walker

Performing Arts - Theater | April 16 | 4-6 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall, Room 7 | Note change in date, time, and location

 Adrianna Mitchell and Akilah Walker

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

A sugar refinery in Brooklyn is scheduled to be demolished. It houses Kara Walker's "Marvelous Sugar Baby," a voluptuous Mammy-Sphinx sculpture made entirely of (you guessed it)... sugar. Two black women, eager to unravel sugar's not-so-sweet history, visit the Marvelous Sugar Baby for some answers, but the magical fever dream that ensues is beyond anything they could ever imagine.   More >

Adrianna Mitchell & Akilah Walker