Winner of the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama, this thought-provoking, resonant play sizzles to the soundtrack of the 1960s.
In 1967 Detroit, Motown has hit its groove and the Poindexter siblings, Chelle and Lank, make ends meet by hosting parties in their basement. However, Lank and his friend Sly have dreams beyond the cellar shindigs—despite Chelle’s resistance. When Lank then brings home a mysterious white woman, the family’s simmering disagreements explode—as their streets erupt in riots—and life becomes a lot more dangerous.
“You can hear echoes of August Wilson in [Dominique Morisseau’s] work, of Lorraine Hansberry, of Tennessee Williams, of Anton Chekhov, but also a voice — seductive, poetic, comic, tough — that is unmistakably her own.”
- The New York Times
How to watch on your TV
Signature Features productions can be streamed on your computer or watched on your TV through the Marquee TV app. The app is available on multiple devices, including newer model Samsung Smart TVs, AppleTV, Roku, ChromeCast, Amazon Fire Stick and more.
Single stream tickets will be available for purchase the day the show is released to the public in early August for $35.
Sponsored by the Jenna and Paul Segal Foundation through the Heidi Thomas Initiative in support of work created and staged by women in the American theater.
Lighting sponsored by an anonymous donor
Marquee TV is the global streaming partner for Signature Features.
Candis C. Jones