The year is 1905. A young, single African American seamstress is supporting herself by creating exquisite lingerie for wealthy Manhattan clients. When a letter arrives from a stranger, it awakens a desire within her that leads to the love she yearned for, but is nothing like she expected. Jade King Carroll (The Piano Lesson) returns to McCarter to direct this tender, exquisitely-written historical romance from Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage (Ruined, Sweat). It is a deeply moving tale of one woman’s discovery of her own empowerment and the true meaning of intimacy.

 
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May 5 - First Preview
May 12 - Opening Night
May 14 - Dialogue on Drama
May 18 - Pride Night Party
May 27 - Open Captioning
May 17 - Post-Show Discussion
May 17 - Student Matinee
May 21 - Post-Show Discussion
May 25 - Girls Night Out
May 31 - Audio Described
June 3 - ASL Interpreted
June 4 - Closing Performance

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