Auburn College Theatre and Dance opening 2022-23 season with ‘Detroit ‘67’

September 20, 2022

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Auburn College Theatre and Dance is opening its 2022-23 season, “& Dance,” with Dominique Morisseau’s award-winning play, “Detroit ’67,” Sept. 29 at 7:30 p.m. on the Telfair Peet Theatre mainstage. The present is directed by Division of Theatre and Dance Professor Abdul-Khaliq Murtadha.

It’s July 1967. Detroit, Michigan. Groove alongside to the beat as Motown music fills the air and preparations are underway for a home get together. When a mysterious stranger seems, pent-up emotions floor, goals diverge and the dulcet tones strike dissonant notes as riots start to rage exterior. Dominique Morisseau’s award-winning play, a part of a trilogy set in her hometown of Detroit, reverberates with the rhythms and revolutions of the period.

Morisseau’s “Detroit ’67” has loved celebrated runs at regional theatres throughout the US and affords Auburn audiences a improbable alternative to interact with the work of an extremely necessary voice in up to date theatre and efficiency. Morisseau’s works mix the historic and the private to doc the impacts of occasions, historic and in any other case, on people and household items. She is a recipient of the MacArthur “Genius Grant” Fellowship and wrote the e-book for the jukebox musical “Ain’t Too Proud—The Life and Instances of the Temptations.”

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The creative workforce for “Detroit ’67” consists of Director Abdul-Khaliq Murtadha, Creative Director Chase Bringardner, Assistant Director Antonavia Collins, Choreographer Adrienne Wilson, Costume Designer Tracy Oleinick, Visitor Lighting Designer Brittany Shemuga, Visitor Scenic Designer and Auburn Theatre & Dance graduate Inji Ha, and Sound Designer Cameron Lucas. The solid consists of Whitley Adams, Rynnie Chapman, Nisi Collins, Jordan Denson, Che Echols, Mickie Felder and Daniel Homosexual, Jr.

The run time for “Detroit ‘67” is roughly two and a half hours with a 15-minute intermission.

“Detroit ’67” tells the story of a neighborhood experiencing vital racial oppression and violence. Attendees ought to be conscious that the playwright has written phrases that, whereas correct for the characters throughout the context of the play, might be thought of offensive out of context. The play’s grownup language and themes make it most acceptable for patrons 14 years and older.

Tickets for the manufacturing of “Detroit ‘67” can be found now. Reserve early to get your required seats. Auburn school, employees and college students obtain particular promotions to all performances on the Telfair Peet Theatre. To unlock the  advantages, login at

Season subscriptions are nonetheless out there for the 2022-23 season. Subscriptions  bought by Sept. 29 will obtain two further tickets without cost to any manufacturing of the season. That’s seven tickets for $65. Name the field workplace at 334-844-4154 or go to


● Thursday, Sept. 29 at 7:30 p.m. (Opening)

● Friday, Sept. 30 at 7:30 p.m.

● Sunday, Oct. 2 at 2:30 p.m. Matinee

● Sunday, Oct 2 at 7:30 p.m.

● Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m. *

● Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 7:30 p.m.

*Talkback Tuesday

Ticket Costs:

• Normal: $16

• Senior citizen: $12

• School and employees: $12

• AU pupil with ID: Free

• Non-Auburn College pupil: $12

Field Workplace Hours:

• Monday–Friday: 8:00 a.m.–4:45 p.m.

• On Saturday night performances: 6 p.m.–8 p.m.

• For matinee performances: 1 p.m.–3 p.m.

Name the field workplace at 334-844-4154.

Detroit ’67 is introduced by association with Harmony Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc.