Two African-American brothers focus on their lives and issues of poverty, gambling, racism, and others in the Actor's Choice production of Topdog/Underdog, which opens Thursday.
Topdog/Underdog performances will happen on Jan. 10-12 and 17-19 at 7:30 p.m. each night. Matinees on Jan. 13 and 20 will run at 2 p.m. each day. All performances are to take place in the Henry Clay Theatre, located on the third floor of the Henry Clay Building, 604 South Third Street in Old Louisville.
Tickets for each show are $20 general admission, $17 for students, and $17 for seniors. All tickets can be purchased by calling 502-495-8358.
Topdog/Underdog looks at the lives of two African-American brothers as they address their difficult upbringings and their current lives as adults. The two men, Lincoln and Booth, had been abandoned by their parents as teenagers and, even as adults ,continue to face problems as varied as gambling, poverty, racism, and more.
Suzan-Lori Parks earned the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2002 after creating this production. For Actor's Choice, Kathi E.B. Ellis directed the production. Keith McGill and Brian Lee West star as the brothers.
More information on the show can be found at Actor's Choice Theatre's events page.
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