American playwrights have always used the family as a metaphor for the journey of American itself. This course offers four plays that examine different aspects of the American family, from the yearning for a golden past, to the hope for a better future. Kate Farrington, Resident Dramaturg for the Pearl Theatre in NYC from 2006 to 2017, received her M.F.A. from Brooklyn College, CUNY; she's worked with many New York theaters including New York Theatre Workshop, the Public, and Vital Theater. Tuition $45 for all four sessions; $15 per individual session. Complete the enrollment form with your check payable to KOH Residents Assn; note: American Theater in the memo line. Put in Fran Kelly's cubby 4120.
July 31 ~ Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry (1959) . Chronicling an African-American family's struggle to find their place in the American Dream, Raisin in the Sun portrays a family and a nation on the edge of change - but whether the change will be for the better is still uncertain.