On the Grounds of Belonging

On the Grounds of Belonging

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Part of PUBLIC STUDIO 2017

SYNOPSIS: Houston, Texas in the late 1950s is a big enough city but a hell of a small town for its tight-knit gay community. Forced to look out for their own in a place where being who you are can get you killed, the gay men of Jim Crow Houston seek refuge in the blacks-only Gold Room or the whites-only Red Room. But when Tom, a white man, ducks inside the wrong bar, he meets Russell, a black man waiting for the wrong guy, and the two soon find themselves in the most dangerous place they could possibly be — in love. With great humor and even greater humanity, ON THE GROUNDS OF BELONGING is a shattering new take on an old-fashioned love story.

Directed by David Mendizábal

Starring: Craig Bockhorn, Ta’Rea Campbell, Tré Davis, Mike Hodge, Christopher Livingston, and Bobby Steggert

Scenic design by Wilson Chin
Costume design by Ntokozo Fuzunina Kunene
Lighting design by Brian Tovar
Sound design by Joanna Lynne Staub

Show Times: Wednesday - Saturday @7pm; Sunday @1pm

Tickets from $15


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