FAMU Essential Theatre presents Sweet Mama Stringbean

Presented by FAMU Essential Theatre at Charles Winter Wood Theatre, Tallahassee FL

Oct 20 - 24 2021
FAMU Essential Theatre presents Sweet Mama Stringbean

In 1957, an elderly Ethel Waters — overweight, ill, and broke from a waning performance career, flashback to an earlier time in her life when a dream about her childhood sparks a spiritual awaking and opens her to a future with Billy Graham.

SWEET MAMA STRINGBEAN
Written by Beth TurnerDirected by Evelyn D. Tyler
October 20 - 24, 2021 Charles Winter Wood Theatre | Edmonds Stage
In 1957, an elderly Ethel Waters — overweight, ill, and broke from a waning performance career, flashback to an earlier time in her life when a dream about her childhood sparks a spiritual awaking and opens her to a future with Billy Graham.   The musical legacy of Waters is celebrated in this retrospective, featuring "Am I Blue,” "Heatwave,” "His Eye

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ADMISSION INFO

MIDWEEK PERFORMANCES

Wednesday & Thursday | 8 p.m.

Admission: $10 Adults; $8 Senior Citizens, FAMU Employees, Students/Children; FAMU Students Free with ID.

WEEKEND PERFORMANCES

Friday | 8 p.m.

Saturday | 2 p.m. & 8 p.m.

Sunday | 3 p.m.

Admission: $20 Adults; $18 Senior Citizens & FAMU Employees; $8 Students/Children; FAMU Students Free with ID.

Contact: 850-561-2425

Email: famuessentialtheatre@famu.edu

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Oct 20, 2021 at 08:00 pm - 09:30 pm (Wed)
  • Oct 21, 2021 at 08:00 pm - 09:30 pm (Thu)
  • Oct 22, 2021 at 08:00 pm - 09:30 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 23, 2021 at 02:00 pm - 03:30 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 23, 2021 at 08:00 pm - 09:30 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 24, 2021 at 03:00 pm - 04:30 pm (Sun)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Charles Winter Wood Theatre

515 Orr Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32307

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COVID-19 Phased Reopening

Instructions:

While these protocols are intended to ensure that everyone who attends Essential Theatre productions stays healthy and safe, they do not guarantee protection against COVID-19. Ticket holders assume their own risk when they enter the theatre. It is recommended that patrons are vaccinated or test negative for Covid-19 before attending any events. For more information visit: www.famuessentialtheatre.com

Face masks required: Recommended
Proof of vaccines required: No
Reservations required: Yes
Social distancing: Yes
Limited Capacity: Yes

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