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The Grove

The Huntington Calderwood

February 7 – March 9, 2025

Ufot Family Cycle
Written By Mfoniso Udofia
Directed by Awoye Timpo

The Grove was commissioned and developed by the Denver Center for the Performing Arts Theatre Company, Chris Coleman, Artistic Director.

The Grove received development support at New Dramatists through the Bucket List Initiative, a program supported by a grant from Venturous Theatre Funds of Tides Foundation.

The Grove received a presentation as part of The Other Season at Seattle Repertory Theatre 2016-2017.

The Huntington Calderwood
527 Tremont St. Boston, MA 0116
February 7 – March 9, 2025

Approximate run time: TBD

Content Advisories: TBD

Notable Dates: 

Opening Night: 2/19 at 7 pm 

Open Captioned: 2/25 at 7 pm 

Audio Described: 3/8 at 2 pm 

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Synopsis:

Playwright Mfoniso Udofia stages a family homecoming, asking what it means to draw on the wisdom and beauty of our ancestors when the bonds of family are stretched to the limit. Abasiama’s eldest daughter Adiaha wants to become a writer to make her family proud, but at her graduation party, she has to choose: fulfill her parents’ desires to settle with a traditional Nigerian man, or stay true to her own romantic match. Director Awoye Timpo (The Bluest Eye at The Huntington) reunites with longtime collaborator Udofia for a play with the rich heart of a family drama against the thrilling theatrical backdrop of a Greek chorus of ancestors.

 

 

 

 

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