An unexpected encounter, deep-rooted prejudice and an ill-fated phone call lands Thomas in Robert’s family … and a new identity. This funny and powerful new play examines what it's like when your world is turned upside down and you are forced to look, life through a different lens. Hands of Color boldly asks the question, is redemption possible?
This production contains mature themes and strong language. Recommended ages 15+.
ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT
Kimberly Monks is an emerging playwright. She recently recieved her MFA in Acting from UC San Diego. She graduated from Vanguard University of Southern California in 2015. UCSD Theatre credits: La Bete, Damascus, Native Son, The Taming of the Shrew, Are You There?, What of the Night, A Raisin in the Sun. Regional Credits: Incurable: A Fool’s Tale (Guthrie Theater, 2017 Guthrie Experience), Wild Goose Dreams (La Jolla Playhouse). Kimberly is more than excited to be embarking on such a journey with Synchronicity Theatre for her playwriting debut. She plans to continue giving a voice to the marginalized and the silenced by telling stories that must be told.
Cast + Crew
Wendy Fox Williams
Alexis K. Woodard
Vallea E. Woodbury
Dionna D. Davis
Assistant Stage Manager
Set, Costume, and Production Designer
Lee Anne Meeks
Elisabeth Cooper, Pat Young, Stephen Trammell
Video Archival Recording