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Blood at the Root

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Presented by WMU University Theatre at Western Michigan University - Gilmore Theatre Complex, Kalamazoo MI

Jan 24 2020
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Feb 09 2020
Blood at the Root

Presented by WMU Theatre at the Gilmore Theatre Complex.

A striking new ensemble drama based on the true story of the Jena Six; six Black students who were initially charged with attempted murder for a school fight after being provoked with nooses hanging from a tree on campus. This bold new play by Dominique Morisseau examines the miscarriage of justice, racial double standards, the crises in relations between men and women of all classes and, as a result, the shattering state of Black family life.  
Following the February 1 performance, there will

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ADMISSION INFO

Tickets are on sale now for this event and can be bought online, over phone, and at the door. Seating is general admission.

Regular tickets are $20.00.

Senior tickets are $18.00.

Contact: 269-387-6222

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

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Following the February 1 performance, there will be a free panel discussion of experts. All are welcome to join!

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Western Michigan University - Gilmore Theatre Complex

1921 W. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49008

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