Sat, Jun 17|
AMERICAN SON follows a Black mother, her estranged husband & their conversations with a white police officer, as they anxiously awaiting news about their missing teenage son.
Time & Location
Jun 17, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Wealthy Theatre, 1130 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506, USA
About the event
BAM TALENT presents our 2023 mainstage production:
AMERICAN SON by Christopher Demos-Brown
A timely & urgent exploration of race, identity, and the complex realities of being Black in America, AMERICAN SON follows a Black mother, her estranged husband & their conversations with a white police officer, as they anxiously awaiting news about their missing teenage son. Filled wiuth unexpected turns, revealing deep-seated prejudices, assumptions, and societal issues that plague our nation, AMERICAN SON is a gripping and emotional journey that explores the struggles and fears of Black parents in America, and how they must navigate a world that constantly questions their existence. It's message is a poignant reminder of the need for empathy, compassion, and understanding in our society today. Starring an outstanding cast of talented actors, AMERICAN SON is a must-see production that will leave you moved, informed, and inspired.
“American Son” is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc. www.concordtheatricals.com