Tickets: 651.291.7005

Queens

Queens | May 19 – Jun 4, 2016

Created and produced by the Ensemble of Sandbox Theatre
World Premiere; Part of the Theatres in Residence Series
on the ANDY BOSS THRUST STAGE (enter Hamm Building at 408 St. Peter and take elevators to lower level)

This show has closed.

Queens is the story of an aging African-American boxer preparing for his final fight. Just one generation from slavery, he grew up fighting for his place in the world of Jim Crow America. For him, it’s not about the belt or the title, just one more job on the fight circuit. But also a chance to say he was here, that his life mattered. Set in the early 1900s, when boxing went from bare-knuckle to gloves, Queens will be created from scratch by an African-American cast and the Sandbox ensemble, led by Matthew Glover and Theo Langason. “Inspired and blown away by the artistry … the artists really make, and bring back, the magic of theatre.” —2015 Sandbox Audience Member

Read more on the blog:

The Seeds of Queens (part I)

The Seeds of Queens (part II)

produced by

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Performance Ensemble:

with live music composed and performed by deVon Gray

Creation Ensemble:

Peter Heeringa

Derek Lee Miller

Heather Stone

Production Team:

Project Lead – Matthew Glover

Director – Theo Langason

Stage Manager – Jaya Robillard

Costume Designer – Samantha Rei Crossland

Lighting Designer – Heidi Eckwall

Scenic Designer – Derek Lee Miller

This show has closed.

Queens | May 19 – Jun 4, 2016 on the ANDY BOSS THRUST STAGE

(enter Hamm Building at 408 St. Peter and take elevators to lower level)

P: Preview   O: Opening Night  C: Open Captioning

$: Pay What You Will Wednesday (see description below)

New! Pay What You Will Wednesday (calendar code = $)

You can purchase tickets for the two PWYW performances online starting at $5 and up (in $5 increments). Use these codes to select your price: P5, P10, P15, P20, P25, P30, P35, P40. You can also reserve a seat over the phone (651.291.7005) for those same performances and pay what you want at the door.

All shows, dates, access services, artists and prices subject to change.

Madge Duffey

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