Familiar

Familiar

Artwork for The Old Globe's  Familiar

Artwork for The Old Globe's Familiar

January 26 - March 3, 2019 at The Old Globe Theatre (San Diego, CA) 

By Danai Gurira
Directed by Edward Torres

Donald and his wife Marvelous have been living the American Dream since emigrating from Zimbabwe nearly three decades ago. They have a beautiful house and impressive careers, and now one of their daughters is getting married! But when the bride insists on a traditional African wedding ceremony, tensions start to rise. Throw in an eccentric aunt from the old country and a bewildered bridegroom, and soon it’s not certain the couple will ever make it down the aisle. Familiar, from Tony Award nominee Danai Gurira (Black Panther, “The Walking Dead”), takes a funny, warmhearted look at tradition, marriage, and what it means to be an American family. The New York Times calls it “an engrossing, fiercely funny comedy–drama that probes with subtlety and smarts.” Contains strong language.

Danny Johnson and Cherene Snow in  Familiar , running January 26 – March 3, 2019 at The Old Globe. Photo by Jim Cox.

Danny Johnson and Cherene Snow in Familiar, running January 26 – March 3, 2019 at The Old Globe. Photo by Jim Cox.

Lucas Hall appears as Chris and Zakiya Young as Tendikayi in  Familiar , running January 26 – March 3, 2019 at The Old Globe. Photo by Jim Cox.

Lucas Hall appears as Chris and Zakiya Young as Tendikayi in Familiar, running January 26 – March 3, 2019 at The Old Globe. Photo by Jim Cox.