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Violet

Music by Jeanine Tesori, Lyrics and Book by Brian Crawley.

Based on “The Ugliest Pilgrim” by Doris Betts.

Directed by Paul Mow. Music directed by Joshua Goines.

 

August 18 - 28

7:30pm Thurs/Fri/Sat, 3pm Sundays

Wednesday, August 24 - Special Performance at The Dunes Arts Foundation in Michigan City, IN   more info

Set in 1964 in the Deep South during the early days of the Civil Rights Movement, Violet follows the growth and enlightenment of a bitter young disfigured woman. In hopes that a TV evangelist can cure her, she embarks on a journey by bus from her sleepy North Carolina town to Tulsa, Oklahoma. Along the way, she meets a young black soldier who teaches her about beauty, love, courage and what it means to be an outsider.