Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
Oct 7 - Nov 1, 2020
The Lifespan of a Fact
Jan 13 - Feb 7, 2021
Nan and the Lower Body
Mar 10 - Apr 4, 2021
Mar 31 - Apr 25, 2021
Having Our Say, The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years
Jun 27, 2021
October 7 - November 1, 2020
Theatreworks presents the regional premiere of Guess Who's Coming To Dinner. Based on the Oscar-winning screenplay by William Rose, it is a witty and insightful reflection on two families confronted by their prejudices when self-confessed liberal couple the Draytons realize their daughter's boyfriend is African American. Worried about their daughter's well-being whilst trying to reconcile their liberal beliefs, the dinner is tense and fraught, especially when they beg for her parents' blessing to get married, immediately...
January 13 - February 7, 2021
Critically acclaimed 'truthy' comedy The Lifespan Of A Fact comes to Theatreworks Silicon Valley this coming winter as part of its 2020/21 season programming. A startling exploration of ego, what constitutes truth and who gets to decide, the arresting story takes place over the course of 5 frenzied days during which a famous essayist and fact-checker tussle and the lines between fact and fiction become ever blurrier.
March 10 - April 4, 2021
Written by award-winning playwright Jessica Dickey, Nan and the Lower Body is a comedy that retells the creation of the revolutionary Pap Smear, a test formed to detect cervical cancer and pioneered by physician George Nicholas Papanicolaou. This new play features Nan, the lab assistant to Dr. Papanicolaou and how she helped him to create a new examination that went on to transform how cervical cancer is screened for.
March 31 - April 25, 2021
Celebrating its 50th season in 2019, Theatreworks now boldly moves into the future under the guidance of brand new Artistic Director Tim Bond following the retirement of founder and driving force Robert Kelley. Kelley wishes the troupe a fond farewell and flies its flag ever higher during a diverse, multi-cultural and innovative 2019/20 program of works old and new.
June 27, 2021
Based on the 1993 New York Times bestselling book, Having Our Say, The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years chronicles the lives of sisters Sarah "Sadie" L. Delany and A. Elizabeth "Bessie" Delany, civil rights pioneers who were born to a slave. Their stories were first brought to light through a New York Times interview which later became a book and transformed into a Broadway play in 1995.
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