The Hattiloo moves into its new Overton Square theater in July. Here's what we can look forward to .
ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
July 18 — August 3, 2014
Shakespeare with a Calypso heart. A peasant girl loves a wealthy boy. Trouble brews.
Written by Lydia R. Diamond
August 21 — September 14, 2014
An affluent African-American family spends a weekend at Martha's Vineyard in this play about race, class and family ties.
Written by Danai Gurira
October 2 — 26, 2014
In 1895 Zimbabwe, Jekesai escapes a forced marriage to the home of an African Roman Catholic. Christian faith finds itself at odds with tribal traditions.
IF SCROOGE WAS A BROTHER
Written by Ekundayo Bandele
November 28 — December 21, 2014
Eb Scroo, a successful African American businessman who doesn't like white people, black people, or Christmas. An old story with a new twist.
Written by Katori Hall
January 15 — February 15, 2015
A Blues Musical by Memphis-born playwright Katori Hall.
KING HEDLEY II
Written by August Wilson
March 19 — April 12, 2015
An ex-con sells stolen refrigerators so that he can one-day buy a video store.
Written by Ossie Davis
April 23 — May 24, 2015
A self-ordained minister, returns to rural Georgia to claim his inheritance and right some old wrongs.
Created by Robert Neblett and David Grapes
All music and vocal arrangements by Vince diMura
June 4 — 28, 2015
A review inspired by the life and legacy of Nina Simone.