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City Park Players presents "Tribes"

Event Category:
Theater
Start Date:
August 10, 2017
End Date:
August 20, 2017
Location:
Hearn Stage, Kress Theatre
Time:
Thursday - Saturday: 7:30PM Sunday: 2:30PM
Join City Park Players for Tribes by Nina Raine. Tribes will be performed Thursdays through Sundays from August 10th – 13th and 17th to 20th at the Hearn Stage at the Kress Theatre. Thursday through Saturday performances begin at 7:30 PM, and Sunday matinees begin at 2:30 PM.

Tribes focuses on a comically dysfunctional Jewish British family, made up of the parents Beth and Christopher and three grown children living at home, Daniel, Ruth, and Billy, the last of whom is deaf, raised to read lips and speak but without knowledge of sign language. When Billy meets a hearing woman born to deaf parents who is now slowly going deaf herself, his interaction with her (including her teaching him sign language) reveals some of the languages, beliefs, and hierarchies of the family and the “extended family” of the deaf community.

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