October 4 – November 18, 2018
Brooklyn, 1950. Ernestine and Ermina Crump have moved to New York with their father, Godfrey, seeking spiritual guidance from a man called Father Divine. In the swirling, glamorous commotion of this new city, with calls for equal rights and communist rebellion hanging in the air, the girls begin a turbulent journey toward independence and a challenging future.
Raven Theatre opens its 18/19 season with this sharp and boisterous play from two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynne Nottage (Sweat, Ruined) about family, faith, and revolution.