South Coast Repertory Play: Gem of the OceanName: South Coast Repertory Play: Gem of the OceanDate: October 14, 2017 - November 11, 2017Event Description:
1904. Many former slaves and descendants venturing north find themselves at Aunt Ester’s door in Pittsburgh’s Hill District. A renowned cleanser of souls claiming to be 285 years old, Ester provides solace, advice and healing. Citizen Barlow, racked with guilt over letting another man take the rap for of his crimes, desperately wants to be pure again. And Aunt Ester may be his only hope. From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Fences, comes a mystical story of freedom, justice and redemption.
Previews: October 14–19, 2017
First Night: October 20, 2017
Regular Performances: October 21–November 11, 2017
Recommendation: Ages 12 and above.