1hr. 30min. (1 intermission)
WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
Written by Pearl Cleage, Late Bus To Mecca is the tale of two oppressed women trapped by the two progressive movements of their time – Civil Rights and Women's Liberation. Ava, an occasional prostitute, and ABW's (A Black Woman), lives intersect at a Detroit bus station the eve of Muhammad Ali's return fight. We follow them on a journey, as their random encounter provides each woman a way to free themselves from their current circumstances.
Written by Bill Harris, Every Goodbye Ain't Gone is a love story depicting a soldier, Frank Dandridge, and the jazz singer he can't escape, Rula Payton. As both struggle in an unfair and brutal world, Frank instantly falls for Rula, only to find that she is unable to provide him with the love he seeks. When she finally is ready to reciprocate his affection, can Frank handle it?