Book, Music and Lyrics by Tim Acito
Directed by Jacqueline L. Gafford
Musical Direction by Anthony T. Edwards
Choreography by Nedra Dixon
The Levin Stage
December 5, 2008 – January 11, 2009
Oprah turned Gloria Naylor’s best selling novel into a TV Movie in 1993, and in 2007 Tim Acito adapted it for the stage. This souring musical chronicles the dreams and realities of ten diverse African-American women who live in a decaying housing project cut off from the city by a giant wall. Facing an environment full of poverty and prejudice, the women try to overcome their differences and come together as a community to tear down the wall.