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Benevolence

Presented by Penumbra Theatre

Penumbra Theatre

270 N Kent St., St. Paul, MN

Adult $40; Senior 62+ with ID $20; Student with ID $15

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Thursday, February 21 7:30 pm
2019-02-21 19:30:002019-02-21 19:30:00America/ChicagoBenevolenceA World Premiere By Ifa Bayeza Directed by Talvin Wilks A small, segregated town is about to be turned upside down as fate brings a young boy from Chicago to a candy counter in Money, Mississippi. The second play in Ifa Bayeza’s powerful trilogy about Emmett Till, benevolence is a haunting, unforgettable portrait of the collateral damage surrounding a case that gained international attention and sparked the Civil Rights Movement. Penumbra produced Bayeza’s award-winning The Ballad of Emmett Till in 2014 to critical acclaim. Join us for this second chapter as we open ritual space to remember and reconnect our hearts with our history in service of a better tomorrow. Twin Cities metro
  • Post-show discussion
Friday, February 22 7:30 pm
2019-02-22 19:30:002019-02-22 19:30:00America/ChicagoBenevolenceA World Premiere By Ifa Bayeza Directed by Talvin Wilks A small, segregated town is about to be turned upside down as fate brings a young boy from Chicago to a candy counter in Money, Mississippi. The second play in Ifa Bayeza’s powerful trilogy about Emmett Till, benevolence is a haunting, unforgettable portrait of the collateral damage surrounding a case that gained international attention and sparked the Civil Rights Movement. Penumbra produced Bayeza’s award-winning The Ballad of Emmett Till in 2014 to critical acclaim. Join us for this second chapter as we open ritual space to remember and reconnect our hearts with our history in service of a better tomorrow. Twin Cities metro
Saturday, February 23 2:00 pm
2019-02-23 14:00:002019-02-23 14:00:00America/ChicagoBenevolenceA World Premiere By Ifa Bayeza Directed by Talvin Wilks A small, segregated town is about to be turned upside down as fate brings a young boy from Chicago to a candy counter in Money, Mississippi. The second play in Ifa Bayeza’s powerful trilogy about Emmett Till, benevolence is a haunting, unforgettable portrait of the collateral damage surrounding a case that gained international attention and sparked the Civil Rights Movement. Penumbra produced Bayeza’s award-winning The Ballad of Emmett Till in 2014 to critical acclaim. Join us for this second chapter as we open ritual space to remember and reconnect our hearts with our history in service of a better tomorrow. Twin Cities metro
Sunday, February 24 2:00 pm
2019-02-24 14:00:002019-02-24 14:00:00America/ChicagoBenevolenceA World Premiere By Ifa Bayeza Directed by Talvin Wilks A small, segregated town is about to be turned upside down as fate brings a young boy from Chicago to a candy counter in Money, Mississippi. The second play in Ifa Bayeza’s powerful trilogy about Emmett Till, benevolence is a haunting, unforgettable portrait of the collateral damage surrounding a case that gained international attention and sparked the Civil Rights Movement. Penumbra produced Bayeza’s award-winning The Ballad of Emmett Till in 2014 to critical acclaim. Join us for this second chapter as we open ritual space to remember and reconnect our hearts with our history in service of a better tomorrow. Twin Cities metro
Wednesday, February 27 10:00 am
2019-02-27 10:00:002019-02-27 10:00:00America/ChicagoBenevolenceA World Premiere By Ifa Bayeza Directed by Talvin Wilks A small, segregated town is about to be turned upside down as fate brings a young boy from Chicago to a candy counter in Money, Mississippi. The second play in Ifa Bayeza’s powerful trilogy about Emmett Till, benevolence is a haunting, unforgettable portrait of the collateral damage surrounding a case that gained international attention and sparked the Civil Rights Movement. Penumbra produced Bayeza’s award-winning The Ballad of Emmett Till in 2014 to critical acclaim. Join us for this second chapter as we open ritual space to remember and reconnect our hearts with our history in service of a better tomorrow. Twin Cities metro
Wednesday, February 27 7:30 pm
2019-02-27 19:30:002019-02-27 19:30:00America/ChicagoBenevolenceA World Premiere By Ifa Bayeza Directed by Talvin Wilks A small, segregated town is about to be turned upside down as fate brings a young boy from Chicago to a candy counter in Money, Mississippi. The second play in Ifa Bayeza’s powerful trilogy about Emmett Till, benevolence is a haunting, unforgettable portrait of the collateral damage surrounding a case that gained international attention and sparked the Civil Rights Movement. Penumbra produced Bayeza’s award-winning The Ballad of Emmett Till in 2014 to critical acclaim. Join us for this second chapter as we open ritual space to remember and reconnect our hearts with our history in service of a better tomorrow. Twin Cities metro
Thursday, February 28 7:30 pm
2019-02-28 19:30:002019-02-28 19:30:00America/ChicagoBenevolenceA World Premiere By Ifa Bayeza Directed by Talvin Wilks A small, segregated town is about to be turned upside down as fate brings a young boy from Chicago to a candy counter in Money, Mississippi. The second play in Ifa Bayeza’s powerful trilogy about Emmett Till, benevolence is a haunting, unforgettable portrait of the collateral damage surrounding a case that gained international attention and sparked the Civil Rights Movement. Penumbra produced Bayeza’s award-winning The Ballad of Emmett Till in 2014 to critical acclaim. Join us for this second chapter as we open ritual space to remember and reconnect our hearts with our history in service of a better tomorrow. Twin Cities metro
  • Post-show discussion
Friday, March 1 7:30 pm
2019-03-01 19:30:002019-03-01 19:30:00America/ChicagoBenevolenceA World Premiere By Ifa Bayeza Directed by Talvin Wilks A small, segregated town is about to be turned upside down as fate brings a young boy from Chicago to a candy counter in Money, Mississippi. The second play in Ifa Bayeza’s powerful trilogy about Emmett Till, benevolence is a haunting, unforgettable portrait of the collateral damage surrounding a case that gained international attention and sparked the Civil Rights Movement. Penumbra produced Bayeza’s award-winning The Ballad of Emmett Till in 2014 to critical acclaim. Join us for this second chapter as we open ritual space to remember and reconnect our hearts with our history in service of a better tomorrow. Twin Cities metro
Saturday, March 2 2:00 pm
2019-03-02 14:00:002019-03-02 14:00:00America/ChicagoBenevolenceA World Premiere By Ifa Bayeza Directed by Talvin Wilks A small, segregated town is about to be turned upside down as fate brings a young boy from Chicago to a candy counter in Money, Mississippi. The second play in Ifa Bayeza’s powerful trilogy about Emmett Till, benevolence is a haunting, unforgettable portrait of the collateral damage surrounding a case that gained international attention and sparked the Civil Rights Movement. Penumbra produced Bayeza’s award-winning The Ballad of Emmett Till in 2014 to critical acclaim. Join us for this second chapter as we open ritual space to remember and reconnect our hearts with our history in service of a better tomorrow. Twin Cities metro
Saturday, March 2 7:30 pm
2019-03-02 19:30:002019-03-02 19:30:00America/ChicagoBenevolenceA World Premiere By Ifa Bayeza Directed by Talvin Wilks A small, segregated town is about to be turned upside down as fate brings a young boy from Chicago to a candy counter in Money, Mississippi. The second play in Ifa Bayeza’s powerful trilogy about Emmett Till, benevolence is a haunting, unforgettable portrait of the collateral damage surrounding a case that gained international attention and sparked the Civil Rights Movement. Penumbra produced Bayeza’s award-winning The Ballad of Emmett Till in 2014 to critical acclaim. Join us for this second chapter as we open ritual space to remember and reconnect our hearts with our history in service of a better tomorrow. Twin Cities metro
Sunday, March 3 2:00 pm
2019-03-03 14:00:002019-03-03 14:00:00America/ChicagoBenevolenceA World Premiere By Ifa Bayeza Directed by Talvin Wilks A small, segregated town is about to be turned upside down as fate brings a young boy from Chicago to a candy counter in Money, Mississippi. The second play in Ifa Bayeza’s powerful trilogy about Emmett Till, benevolence is a haunting, unforgettable portrait of the collateral damage surrounding a case that gained international attention and sparked the Civil Rights Movement. Penumbra produced Bayeza’s award-winning The Ballad of Emmett Till in 2014 to critical acclaim. Join us for this second chapter as we open ritual space to remember and reconnect our hearts with our history in service of a better tomorrow. Twin Cities metro
Wednesday, March 6 10:00 am
2019-03-06 10:00:002019-03-06 10:00:00America/ChicagoBenevolenceA World Premiere By Ifa Bayeza Directed by Talvin Wilks A small, segregated town is about to be turned upside down as fate brings a young boy from Chicago to a candy counter in Money, Mississippi. The second play in Ifa Bayeza’s powerful trilogy about Emmett Till, benevolence is a haunting, unforgettable portrait of the collateral damage surrounding a case that gained international attention and sparked the Civil Rights Movement. Penumbra produced Bayeza’s award-winning The Ballad of Emmett Till in 2014 to critical acclaim. Join us for this second chapter as we open ritual space to remember and reconnect our hearts with our history in service of a better tomorrow. Twin Cities metro
Wednesday, March 6 7:30 pm
2019-03-06 19:30:002019-03-06 19:30:00America/ChicagoBenevolenceA World Premiere By Ifa Bayeza Directed by Talvin Wilks A small, segregated town is about to be turned upside down as fate brings a young boy from Chicago to a candy counter in Money, Mississippi. The second play in Ifa Bayeza’s powerful trilogy about Emmett Till, benevolence is a haunting, unforgettable portrait of the collateral damage surrounding a case that gained international attention and sparked the Civil Rights Movement. Penumbra produced Bayeza’s award-winning The Ballad of Emmett Till in 2014 to critical acclaim. Join us for this second chapter as we open ritual space to remember and reconnect our hearts with our history in service of a better tomorrow. Twin Cities metro
Thursday, March 7 7:30 pm
2019-03-07 19:30:002019-03-07 19:30:00America/ChicagoBenevolenceA World Premiere By Ifa Bayeza Directed by Talvin Wilks A small, segregated town is about to be turned upside down as fate brings a young boy from Chicago to a candy counter in Money, Mississippi. The second play in Ifa Bayeza’s powerful trilogy about Emmett Till, benevolence is a haunting, unforgettable portrait of the collateral damage surrounding a case that gained international attention and sparked the Civil Rights Movement. Penumbra produced Bayeza’s award-winning The Ballad of Emmett Till in 2014 to critical acclaim. Join us for this second chapter as we open ritual space to remember and reconnect our hearts with our history in service of a better tomorrow. Twin Cities metro
  • Post-show discussion
Friday, March 8 7:30 pm
2019-03-08 19:30:002019-03-08 19:30:00America/ChicagoBenevolenceA World Premiere By Ifa Bayeza Directed by Talvin Wilks A small, segregated town is about to be turned upside down as fate brings a young boy from Chicago to a candy counter in Money, Mississippi. The second play in Ifa Bayeza’s powerful trilogy about Emmett Till, benevolence is a haunting, unforgettable portrait of the collateral damage surrounding a case that gained international attention and sparked the Civil Rights Movement. Penumbra produced Bayeza’s award-winning The Ballad of Emmett Till in 2014 to critical acclaim. Join us for this second chapter as we open ritual space to remember and reconnect our hearts with our history in service of a better tomorrow. Twin Cities metro
Saturday, March 9 2:00 pm
2019-03-09 14:00:002019-03-09 14:00:00America/ChicagoBenevolenceA World Premiere By Ifa Bayeza Directed by Talvin Wilks A small, segregated town is about to be turned upside down as fate brings a young boy from Chicago to a candy counter in Money, Mississippi. The second play in Ifa Bayeza’s powerful trilogy about Emmett Till, benevolence is a haunting, unforgettable portrait of the collateral damage surrounding a case that gained international attention and sparked the Civil Rights Movement. Penumbra produced Bayeza’s award-winning The Ballad of Emmett Till in 2014 to critical acclaim. Join us for this second chapter as we open ritual space to remember and reconnect our hearts with our history in service of a better tomorrow. Twin Cities metro
  • ASL interpreted

Past performances

Tuesday, February 12 7:30 pm
  • Preview
Wednesday, February 13 7:30 pm
  • Preview
Thursday, February 14 7:30 pm
Friday, February 15 7:30 pm
Saturday, February 16 2:00 pm
Saturday, February 16 7:30 pm
Sunday, February 17 2:00 pm
Wednesday, February 20 10:00 am
Wednesday, February 20 7:30 pm
 
Drama New work Minnesota premiere

A World Premiere

By Ifa Bayeza

Directed by Talvin Wilks

A small, segregated town is about to be turned upside down as fate brings a young boy from Chicago to a candy counter in Money, Mississippi. The second play in Ifa Bayeza’s powerful

trilogy about Emmett Till, benevolence is a haunting, unforgettable portrait of the collateral damage surrounding a case that gained international attention and sparked the Civil Rights Movement. Penumbra produced Bayeza’s award-winning The Ballad of Emmett Till in 2014

to critical acclaim. Join us for this second chapter as we open ritual space to remember and reconnect our hearts with our history in service of a better tomorrow.