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Dael Orlandersmith. Photo by Craig Schwartz.
Dael Orlandersmith. Photo by Craig Schwartz.
Dael Orlandersmith. Photo by Craig Schwartz.
Dael Orlandersmith. Photo by Craig Schwartz.
Dael Orlandersmith. Photo by Craig Schwartz.
Dael Orlandersmith. Photo by Craig Schwartz.
Dael Orlandersmith. Photo by Craig Schwartz.
Dael Orlandersmith. Photo by Craig Schwartz.
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WRITTEN & PERFORMED BY DAEL ORLANDERSMITH
DIRECTED BY NEEL KELLER
On Stage II
January 2 - February 1, 2015 
This play has mature themes. 

 

"Nimbly crafted...engaging...shows how art in all its forms heals fractured souls."
NEW HAVEN REGISTER

"Powerful...mesmerizing on-stage artistry."
HARTFORD COURANT

 

AUDIENCES SAY:

"I'm planning on seeing it again. It was a tour de force and worth revisiting. Thank you."

"I was transformed by this show. Everything about it."

 "Brilliant in every way."

   

 

About the Play
Harlem, Père Lachaise Cemetery, rock ’n’ roll, Jim Morrison, Richard Wright, poetry and ghosts. Celebrated playwright/performer Dael Orlandersmith returns to Long Wharf Theatre for a limited world premiere run of her newest play, Forever. Forever is a riveting and masterful piece about family—the ones we were born into, the ones we create for ourselves—and the legacies that shape us all.​

“Dael Orlandersmith is a highly acclaimed playwright, but it’s her breathtaking command of the stage as the star of her own works, many of which are solo shows, that often most impresses.” - TheaterMania

Meet the Creative Team
Director - Neel Keller
Set Design - Takeshi Kata
Costume Design - Kaye Voyce
Lighting Design - Mary Louise Geiger
Sound Design - Adam Phalen
Dramaturg - Joy Meads
Production Stage Manager - Lloyd Davis, Jr.

 

This project is supported in part by an award from


2014-15 MEDIA SPONSOR
 

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