Chitterling Heights

Chitterling Heights
by Ann Morrissett Davidon

Productions (1)
  • Drama
  • 90 - 100 minutes
  • 2 f, 2 m
  • Content Notes: Adult language
  • Set: Living room set, two beds

Chitterling Heights
by Ann Morrissett Davidon

(0)
Productions (1)
  • Drama
  • 90 - 100 minutes
  • 2 f, 2 m
  • Content Notes: Adult language
  • Set: Living room set, two beds

In 1962, Lorraine Hansberry invites Jimmy Baldwin to her country house, Chitterling Heights, for the weekend. Baldwin brings a not-quite-innocent Southern protegee named Laura Lee, and Hansberry is accompanied by the husband she's in the process of divorcing. The afternoon's minor skirmishes escalate that evening, when they read aloud Hansberry's newest work-in-progress and Baldwin attacks its relevance. The two great writers and their companions find themselves struggling with the roles of race, class, and literature in a turbulent American era.

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Play Details

In 1962, Lorraine Hansberry invites Jimmy Baldwin to her country house, Chitterling Heights, for the weekend. Baldwin brings a not-quite-innocent Southern protegee named Laura Lee, and Hansberry is accompanied by the husband she's in the process of divorcing. The afternoon's minor skirmishes escalate that evening, when they read aloud Hansberry's newest work-in-progress and Baldwin attacks its relevance. The two great writers and their companions find themselves struggling with the roles of race, class, and literature in a turbulent American era.

  • Drama
  • 90 - 100 minutes
  • 2 f, 2 m
  • Content Notes: Adult language
  • Set: Living room set, two beds

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AUG 04, 2011 - AUG 28, 2011
The Women's Theatre Project
Ft. Lauderdale, FL United States
The Women's Theatre Project Ft. Lauderdale, FL United States
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AUG 04, 2011 - AUG 28, 2011
The Women's Theatre Project
Ft. Lauderdale, FL United States
The Women's Theatre Project Ft. Lauderdale, FL United States