The Emancipated Century, Gem of the Ocean
Aug. 5, 7 p.m., UMass Boston - McCormack Theater, 100 Morrissey Blvd., Dorchester. First play in August Wilson cycle. In Gem of the Ocean, set in 1904, Citizen Barlow, a recent arrival in Pittsburgh's Hill District, is welcomed into the home and extended family of Aunt Ester, a seer as old as slavery itself.
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100 Morrissey Blvd.
McCormack Building, 2nd floor
Boston, MA 02125