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The Front Porch

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The Front Porch

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM on Sun, 26 Sep 2021
$20.00 to $23.00

Lamplighters Community Theatre presents "The Front Porch" a play written and directed by George Bailey. During the fall of 1967, Clara, a white widow, stubbornly refuses her daughter's insistence to move from her home due to increasing racial tensions throughout the country and because her new neighbors are African American. Although both Clara and Janelle Johnson's families are apprehensive about each other at first, they develop a friendly relationship. When, in the spring of 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is assassinated, tensions explode throughout the city and both families are caught in the middle of a race riot. Through their shared experiences, they come to appreciate and value their community and each other by confronting their fears and prejudices. The play will be showing at the Lamplighters Community Theatre from September 17 through September 26 on the following schedule: Friday, September 17 at 8 p.m. Saturday, September 18 at 8 p.m. Sunday, September 19 at 2 p.m. Friday, September 24 at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sepemper 25 at 8 p.m. Sunday, September 26 at 2 p.m. Get tickets here! Adult admission: $23 Seniors (62+) /Students/Active Military admission: $20 Groups of 10 or more to the same performance: $18 Credit card fees apply.For more information, please visit lamplighterslamesa.com or call the theatre at (619) 303-5092.