Synopsis

directed by Ron OJ Parson Summer 1918. Julia Augustine, an industrious young African-American woman, moves to a small seaside town in South Carolina, hoping to live a quiet, anonymous life. Her discreet manner arouses the interest of her boisterous neighbors who discover her secret - a long-standing love affair with Herman, a white man. Tensions explode when Herman's family arrives in the neighborhood. Alice Childress's searing drama is a passionate tale of star-crossed lovers and their shattered dreams of a life together.

Running Time

Running Time: 2 hours 15 minutes, including 1 Intermission

Content Advisory

Steppenwolf does not offer advisories about subject matter, as sensitivities vary from person to person.If you have any questions about content, age-appropriateness or stage effects(such as strobe lights or theatrical fog) that might have a bearing on patron comfort, please contact the box office at 312-335-1650.

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The Artists

Running Time

Running Time: 2 hours 15 minutes, including 1 Intermission

Content Advisory

Steppenwolf does not offer advisories about subject matter, as sensitivities vary from person to person.If you have any questions about content, age-appropriateness or stage effects(such as strobe lights or theatrical fog) that might have a bearing on patron comfort, please contact the box office at 312-335-1650.