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Infants of the Spring

March 21, 23, 24, 28, 29, 30 at 7:30 p.m.
March 24 at 2 p.m.
School Matinee: March 30 at 10 a.m.
The Rand Theater

Tickets are $5 for students and seniors, $15 general admission. 


Adapted from the Wallace Thurman novel by Ifa Bayeza

Director: Ifa Bayeza
Dramaturg: Priscilla Page
Associate Dramaturg: Shaila Schmidt
Fight Choreographer: Ryan Winkles
Dialect Coaches: Martha Cuomo and Julie Nelson
Scenic Designer: Sean Sanford
Costume Designer: Yao Chen
Lighting Designer: Tamara Harris
Sound Designer: Alexander Blaustein
Choreographer: Brandon Barker
Music Consultant: Glenn Siegel
Production Stage Manager: Colin Fodaski
Assistant Director: Urgyen Joshi
Assistant Fight Choreographer: Tanya Avedaño Stockler
Assistant Scenic Designer: Maryam Hemayati
Assistant Costume Designers: Devin Patton and Cynthia Li
Assistant Lighting Designer: Jordan Mitchell
Assistant Stage Managers: Rebecca Hetherson and Taylor Lennon

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Imagine living in a boarding house during the Harlem Renaissance, elbow to elbow with a vibrant collective of African-American thinkers, writers, artists, musicians, and poets. All of that creative energy births brilliant work about race, gender, sex, class, and gentrification — but can it truly effect social change? And how do these artists balance the calling of their creative muses, their need to support themselves, and their belief in social justice? Ifa Bayeza’s vibrant adaptation of Thurman’s satirical roman a clef challenges us to consider the power of art to effect social change today. ***

Dramaturg Priscilla Page invites you to stay after the performance on the following days for conversations about INFANTS OF THE SPRING (all happening in the Rand Theater; free and open to audience members):

Friday, March 23: 
The creative team of INFANTS OF THE SPRING invites audience members to remain after the performance for a post-play discussion with our designers and cast.

Saturday, March 24: 
Join us after the matinee performance for a conversation with playwright and director Ifa Bayeza.

Thursday, March 29:
Remain after the performance for a post-play conversation with Professor Djola Branner of Hampshire College.