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Tobacco Road, adapted by Kirkland from Eskine Caldwell's 1932 novel is the sharp, steamy, unrelenting, wickedly funny story of the Lester family. Set in a rural shack in Georgia during the Great Depression, the dysfunctional and desperate Lesters face eviction from their own land. As patriarch Jeeter struggles to keep his farm's deed, feed his starving family and arrange suitable marriages for his children we are privy to the family's honest truths and emotionally shocking decisions, both outrageously humorous and horrifying.

Show Details

  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, Chicago