Theater

Dessa Rose

By Lynn Ahrens, with music by Stephen Flaherty
Directed by Caroline Jackson-Smith

Thursday, February 5, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, February 6, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 7, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, February 8, 2015, 2 p.m.

Tickets: $8 general admission (purchase tickets)
Location: Hall Auditorium (general admission, directions)

Young slave Dessa Rose and white, well-born Ruth forge an unlikely alliance. It ultimately leads to friendship and admiration as they struggle to overcome boundaries of race and gender in pre-Civil War America. Joyous, harrowing, and soul stirring, their story explores emotions unmatched by most other musicals.