The Hue Festival: Hometown Boy – Seattle Public Theater @ Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute (Seattle – Central District)
By Keiko Green
Directed by Annie Lareau
James hasn’t been back to his rural Georgia hometown in over a decade, but reluctantly returns to check in on his father, whose behavior has become worryingly erratic. And since the South has a way of holding onto secrets, he soon stumbles into a life he thought he had left behind as a child. That stench in the air isn’t just his father’s decaying house, but the rotten core of long-buried secrets teeming just under the surface and ready to explode.
Part of The Hue Festival: A multi-night event of new play readings by BIPOC women writers, created with the mission to be a platform that holds space for new plays by women playwrights of color and provides these new works with an opportunity to live and breathe before a community of theater lovers while also giving playwrights the opportunity to hear their work out loud for future development. Presented May 22-25 by Brown Soul Productions, The Hansberry Project, and Seattle Public Theater, in partnership with Langston.
Tickets are pay-what-you-choose for all, available here.