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Diaspora Dreams: Celebrating Black & African Stories

Diaspora Dreams: Celebrating Black & African Stories is a first-of-its-kind series for the
Selma Arts Center. Together, the two plays in the series (The Brothers Size and School Girls; or, The African Mean Girls Play ) explore varied intersections of the black diasporic
experience. The series will be brought to the Central Valley during Black History Month.

Chef of the Month

The Brothers Size | February 9 - 17

Written by Tarell Alvin McCraney
In the Louisiana bayou, big brother Ogun Size is hardworking and steady. Younger brother Oshoosi is just out of prison and aimless. Elegba, Oshoosi's old prison-mate, is a mysterious complication. A simple circle defines a world that begins in ritual and evolves into a tough and tender drama of what it means to brother and be brothered. Flights of poetry, music, dance and West African mythology combine in a contemporary tale that explores the tenuousness of freedom and the need to belong somewhere, to something, to someone.

 

 Performances :
Friday, Feb 9 at 7:30PM
Saturday, Feb 10 at 2PM & 7:30PM
Sunday, Feb 11 at 2PM
Thursday, Feb 15 at 7:30PM (Student/Senior  Discount Night 7 Talk Back)
Friday, Feb 16 at 7:30PM (Open Mic/Cabaret Night)
Saturday, Feb 17 at 2PM& 7:30PM
Rated R
General Admission :
$21 Adults / $19 Seniors, Students, Military
Processing Fee will apply online and in the Box Office
Special Events & Discounts:
- Thursday, February 15th - Student Discount Night & Talk Back (Use code SAC15) Tickets will be $15 for anyone with a current student I.D. (digital or physical)
- Friday, Feb 16 at 7:30PM (Open Mic/Cabaret Night)
Ticket Info:
$15 Student/ Senior Discount Night. Use code SAC15.
$2 Off Group Discounts for 10 or more apply GROUP2.  School Discounts are available, call (559) 891-2238 for information.
Tickets are available by calling 559.891.2238, by visiting selmaartscenter.com/tickets or at the Selma Arts Center box office located at 1935 High Street, Selma, CA 93662. Box office hours are Monday-Wednesday 1PM-5PM. A processing fee will be applied when purchasing online and in the Box Office.
Seating is general. Wheelchair accessibility and  seating will be available.  Doors open half an hour before show time on normal performance. For more information, call (559) 891-2238, email nicolettea@cityofselma.com, or visit the Selma Arts Center website at selmaartscenter.com. Tickets will also be available at the door for the same price until sold out.
Directed by – Joshua Slack
Producer – Camille Gaston
Stage Manager – Jazmin Valdez
Choreographer - Lacquisha Jackson
Music Producer - Joy Slack
Costume Designer - Sofia James
Set Designer - Tamrah Sales
Lighting Designer - Glenda Stewart
Sound Designer - Kimmy Kaur
Props Master - Jamiela Williams
Dramaturg -D’Aungillique Jackson
Chef of the Month

School Girls; or, The African Mean Girls Play | February 23 - March 2

Written by Jocelyn Bioh
Paulina, the reigning queen bee at Ghana’s most exclusive boarding school, has her sights set on the Miss Global Universe pageant. But the arrival of Ericka, a new student with undeniable talent and beauty, captures the attention of the pageant recruiter—and Paulina’s hive-minded friends. This buoyant and biting comedy explores the universal similarities (and glaring differences) facing teenage girls across the globe.

 

Performances :

 

Friday, Feb 23 at 7:30PM

 

Saturday, Feb 24 at 2PM & 7:30PM
Sunday, Feb 25 at 2PM
Thursday, Feb 29 at 7:30PM  (Talk Back/ Student/Senior  Discount Night)
Friday, Mar 1 at 7:30PM (African Fashion Night)
Saturday, Mar 2 at 2PM& 7:30PM

 

Rated PG-13
General Admission :
$21 Adults / $19 Seniors, Students, Military/ Children $15

 

Special Events & Discounts:
- Thursday, February  29th - Student Discount Night & Talk Back. (Use code SAC15) Tickets will be $15 for anyone with a current student I.D. (digital or physical)
- Friday, March 1st at 7:30PM - African Fashion Night, come dressed in your African clothing and enjoy a preshow social hour starting at 6:30PM, beer and wine for sale.

 

Ticket Info:
$15 Student/ Senior Discount Night. Use code SAC15.
$2 Off Group Discounts for 10 or more apply GROUP2.  School Discounts are available, call (559) 891-2238 for information.
Tickets are available by calling 559.891.2238, by visiting selmaartscenter.com/tickets or at the Selma Arts Center box office located at 1935 High Street, Selma, CA 93662. Box office hours are Monday-Wednesday 1PM-5PM. A processing fee will be applied when purchasing online and in the Box Office.

 

Seating is assigned . Wheelchair accessibility and  seating will be available.  Doors open half an hour before show time on normal performance. For more information, call (559) 891-2238, email nicolettea@cityofselma.com, or visit the Selma Arts Center website at selmaartscenter.com. Tickets will also be available at the door for the same price until sold out.

 

Directed by – Nwachukwu Oputa

 

Producer – Camille Gaston

 

Stage Manager – Sofia James

 

Assistant Stage Manager- Myah Galvan
Costume Designer – Tamrah Sales
Set Designer – Tamrah Sales
Lighting Designer – Glenda Stewart
Sound Designer - Kimmy Kaur
Props Master - Jamiela Williams
Dialect Instructor - Nwachukwu Oputa
Vocal Coach - Joy Slack
Dramaturg - D’Aungillique Jackson