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written by Romulus Linney, based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines

directed by Kathy C. Gnazzo

Friday March 17th 2017 — Saturday April 8th 2017

A Lesson Before Dying

It is 1948 in a small Louisiana town. An innocent black man, his self-worth destroyed, sits on death row. A young teacher reluctantly agrees to meet with him, and together they discover lessons of strength, dignity, and humanity. A gripping, heartbreaking, and thoughtful drama based on the award-winning Ernest J. Gaines novel, an Oprah’s Book Club selection.

Presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc.

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