A prodigal sister returns home and upends the lives of her devout younger sister, family friends and, most of all, the eleven-year-old son she abandoned. The inevitable collision sparks a crisis that will either greatly reward or destroy everything they treasure in an intricate and suspenseful portrayal of one Black family’s journey of forgiveness.
Light is presented as part of SigWorks: Monday Night Play Readings, an initiative that highlights and supports the work of DMV and regional playwrights. This series is an opportunity for playwrights, actors, directors, and patrons to explore new plays in a fun and informal environment. To learn about our other SigWorks programs visit our SigWorks page.
Readings take place on Signature’s YouTube page, followed by a live Q&A with playwright, director and dramaturg
New work at Signature Theatre is sponsored by Dan and Gloria Logan.
SigWorks: Monday Night New Play Readings is sponsored by the Jenna and Paul Segal Foundation through the Heidi Thomas Initiative, in support of new work created and staged by women in the American theater.
Rahima R. Rice