Spencer Theatre in the UMKC Performing Arts Center (816) 235-2700
WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
The classic story of the Younger family remains universally relevant and deeply relatable more than 60 years after it first hit Broadway. In pursuit of the American dream, this dynamic African American family wrestles with the push to assimilate into a white Chicago neighborhood, and the pull of their cultural roots. These opposing forces both unite and divide the family, as each grapples with the social issues that challenge their identity — and the personal choices that will determine their future.