Posting Date: February 7, 2012

 

KSU presents "Marcus; Or, the Secret of Sweet"
Play interweaves West African myth, bayou culture and poetry


The cast of "Marcus; Or, the Secret of Sweet"

Bottom Row L to R:

Avery Sharpe, Meagan Dilworth, Terry Guest
Middle Row L to R:

Regina McCray, Hamilton Young, Regina Morrison
Top Row L to R:

Nayasia Coleman, Damian Lockhart, Brynn Crosby

The Kennesaw State University Department of Theatre, Performance Studies & Dance will present the regional premiere of “Marcus; Or the Secret of Sweet” Feb. 14-19 in the Black Box Theater. Directed by Karen Robinson, “Marcus” is the final play in Tarell Alvin McCraney’s “The Brother/Sister Plays” trilogy. Set in the fictional town of San Pére, Louisiana, this play interweaves West African myth, bayou culture and poetry as the title character, Marcus, struggles with the mysteries of his sexual identity.

This production contains adult themes and language and may not be suitable for all ages. Tickets are $12 for general admission and $10 for KSU students. Performance times are 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. For more information, visit the KSU box office.


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