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Set in a middle-class upwardly mobile Black family in late 1970s Philadelphia, USA this brilliant comedy is an exploration of class and gender in a middle class community. The Reverend Avery Harrison, a Baptist preacher, clings to his position in the local black elite. His upwardly mobile philosophy is avidly shared by his wife, Myra (an insightful reimagining of Mrs Malaprop), and by his son Felix, a European premiere. Suitable for ages 12+Performers Jocelyn Jee Esien (Myra Harrison), Roger Griffiths (Avery Harrison), Ayesha Antoine, Michelle Asante, Jacqueline Boatswain, Daniel Francis, Isaac Ssebandeke.
Author Don Evans. Producer Eclipse Theatre. Producer Sheffield Theatres. Director Dawn Walton. Design Libby Watson. Lighting Natasha Chivers. Sound Emma Laxton.
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