In A Daughter's Eyes: Views on a Murder Conflict in Taut Drama
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Brava artist-in-residence Shakiri Hudson, a veteran Bay Area dancer-choreographer, writer and visual artist, pours all of those talents into this lyrical new production. Based on her own novel, Lottie's Ghosts tells the story of a quiet woman haunted by the spirits of her ancestors, who brings them to life through art, all from the safety of her basement. Set in the turbulent '60s era in Oakland, Lottie is forced to face her fears and the wider world, though, when a family member finds themselves in trouble. Learn More
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This small theater production was decent. The concept was interesting and the actresses were good. They kept my attention for most of the play which is not easy to do with only two people in the play and not a lot of movement in the beginning. The one woman sat in a chair most of the time. There were some areas in the play that I thought needed tightening or needed better transitions. Not so sure about the ending either. Regardless, you should go and support this company.
Black activist and lawyer, Rehema Salaam (Brit Frazier), the daughter of an Oakland Black Panther - who sits on Death Row for the murder of an Oakland Police Officer - is locked in a room and in conflict with Kathryn Tinney (Lisa Anne Porter), the daughter of the murdered officer, in an effort to heal their open wounds. As the negotiations intensify in explosive and familiar ways, the sins of the fathers are visited upon the daughters as they battle to protect their father’s names. Directed by Edris Cooper-Anifowoshe.