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In the Blood

In its Second Stage series, the Coastal Carolina University Department of Theatre joins with the Women’s and Gender Studies program to present Suzan-Lori Parks’ In the Blood, directed by students Jala Bennett and Amani Huell. Nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama (2000), this intense reimagining of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter follows Hester, an impoverished, homeless and illiterate mother of five, struggling to care for her children. This product contains content that is inappropriate for children. Parental discretion is advised. The event will be presented by the Department of Theatre October 4 – 6 in Edwards Theatre on Coastal Carolina University’s main campus in Conway.¬†Free (ticket required). Donations are appreciated to benefit a local charity to help families facing the hardships conveyed in the production.