The Malonga Center for the Arts Theater Oakland, CA
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100% Cityfide Entertainment presents: PURLIE
A musical based on Ossie Davis's 1961 play Purlie Victorious. Set in the Jim Crow era, traveling preacher Purlie Victorious Judson, returns to his small Georgia town in hopes of saving the community's church, and emancipate the cotton pickers who work on oppressive Ol' Cap'n Cotchipee's plantation. Purlie hopes to pry loose from Cotchipee an inheritance due to his long-lost cousin and use the money to achieve his goals.
Starring J'Sun Jasper, Erica "Sunshine Lee", Ria Dixson, Don Hardwick, Bronché Tayson, Mykah Montgomery and Marcie Byrde.
DIRECTED BY LI J. SMITH
For more information: 510-213-0401
The Malonga Center for the Arts Theater (View)
1428 Alice Street
Oakland, CA 94612