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Okwui Okpokwasili

REDCAT 631 W 2nd St., Los Angeles, CA

REDCAT presents Okwui Okpokwasili’s new theater piece, which centers around a young African American girl who loses all of her hair after using a chemical straightener, only to have it restored by the power of a mysterious, unhoused woman. The young girl’s ...

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The Mountaintop by Katori Hall

Geffen Playhouse 10886 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA

The Geffen Playhouse presents The Mountaintop by Katori Hall, directed by Patricia McGregor. It’s April 3, 1968 and Martin Luther King, Jr. returns to the Lorraine Motel after delivering his history-altering “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech. When he orders room service, ...

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