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When: Thursdays-Sundays. Continues through Nov. 23 2019

First Floor Theater presents the Chicago premiere of Donja R. Love's play (part of a trilogy about Black love at pivotal moments in history), directed by Mikael Burke. A mystical tree on a Civil War-era plantation protects a young enslaved man, James, as he reads about the possibility of freedom. The arrival of a stranger sets off romantic sparks and leads James and his "makeshift family" into uncharted territory.

Price: Previews 10/19-10/20 and 10/23, $10; regular run 10/24-11/23, $25-$35, $20 students

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