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Familiar

by: Danai Gurira

by: Danai Gurira

Overview

Marvelous and Donald, Zimbabwean emigrants in Minnesota, are preparing for the marriage of their eldest daughter, Tendi. They have gracefully blended Zimbabwean culture alongside their American culture, but their house is turned upside down when Marvelous’ sister comes from Zimbabwe to perform a very traditional wedding ceremony in which the groom barters for the bride. Tensions flare and identites clash as the family’s fabric slowly unweaves and they are forced to take a hard look at who they truly are.

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  • Caution Strong Language Strong Language
  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

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  • Genre: Not Applicable
  • Time Period: New Millennium/21st Century
  • Cast Attributes: Role(s) for Black Actor(s)
  • Target Audience: Adult

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Danai Gurira

Danai Gurira is an award-winning playwright and actress. As a playwright, her works include In the Continuum (OBIE Award, Outer Critics Award, Helen Hayes Award), Eclipsed (Tony Award Nomination: Best Play; NAACP Award; Helen Hayes Award: Best New Play; Connecticut Critics Circle Award: Outstanding Production of a Play ...

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