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Production dates: January 24, 2018 – March 25, 2018 in the Gompertz Theatre

Panel date: Monday, March 5, 2018 (5:00pm-6:00pm) in the Bowne’s Lab Theatre

Pay What You Can Night: Saturday, March 10, 2018 in the Gompertz Theatre (House opens at 7:30pm and Show begins at 8pm)

The Story:

Stately Gardens and cultures clash turning friendly neighbors into feuding adversaries. Pablo, a high powered lawyer, and doctoral candidate Tania, his very pregnant wife, are realizing the American dream when they purchase the house next door to community stalwarts, Virginia and Frank. But a disagreement over a longstanding fence soon spirals into an all-out comic battle of taste, privilege, and entitlement. In this battle of the backyard, no one comes out smelling like a rose.

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Blogs from Native Gardens

MEXICAN AMERICANS AND INDIGENOUS AMERICANS

By Mary Donofrio | Despite the societal misconception of Mexican-Americans not quite belonging in the United States, the heritage of people of Mexican descent in the country goes as far back as the 1500s, sparked by the arrival of the Spanish Conquistadors in Native America. From the colonization of indigenous peoples such as…

“WE KEEP THE WALL BETWEEN US AS WE GO”

By Anonymous | In 2010, my husband and I bought a circa 1940 house in a historic neighborhood. The house exuded character and charm, but needed a ton of updating. One of the outside eye-soars was an overgrown back yard with a rusted and broken chain link fence…

 

Production dates: April 4, 2018 – May 25, 2018 in the Gompertz Theatre

Panel date: Monday, May 7, 2018 (5:00pm-6:00pm) in the Bowne’s Lab Theatre

The Story:

WORLD PREMIERE. Allisyn Davis, an American reporter for The New York Times, heads to Pakistan to cover the honor killing of a young woman. Through a series of cultural collisions, candid interviews, and dangerous encounters, she learns the details of this event, and faces her own demons and judgments. One culture mirrors the other, asking questions about forgiveness, self-worth, and justice.