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World premiere play ‘Runaway Home’

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September 16, 2017 • 8:00 pm

(All times are in PDT)
$20 – $40

World premiere of Runaway Home — Three years after Hurricane Katrina, the unhealed wounds of New Orleans’ Lower 9th Ward continue to fester. In this powerful, funny and deeply moving mother-daughter story, 14-year-old runaway Kali embarks on a journey to pick through the wreckage of what used to be her life, rhyming, stealing and scamming her way through the still-destroyed neighborhood. While the rest of the country’s attention drifts, the community’s residents are left to repair the damage from the inside out. As their attempts at renewal leave a path of destruction in their wake, Kali bears witness to what the floodwaters left behind.

• Written by Jeremy J. Kamps
• Directed by Shirley Jo Finney
• Starring Camille Spirlin (ABC’s American Koko, Fox TV’s Rosewood, Nickelodeon’s Marvin Marvin), Leith Burke, Jeris Lee Poindexter, Armando Rey, Maya Lynne Robinson, Brian Tichnell, Karen Malina White
• Produced by Stephen SachsSimon Levy and Deborah Lawlor
• Presented by The Fountain Theatre

Previews: Sept. 13Sept. 14Sept.15
Performances: Sept. 16 – Nov. 5
• Wednesday at 8 p.m.Sept. 13 ONLY (preview)
• Thursday at 8 p.m.Sept. 14 ONLY (preview)
• Friday at 8 p.m.Sept. 15 ONLY (preview)
• Saturdays at 8 p.m.Sept. 16 (opening night), 23, 30; Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28; Nov. 4
• Sundays at 2 p.m.Sept. 17, 24; Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Nov. 5
• Mondays at 8 p.m.Sept. 25Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 (dark Sept. 18)