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Vassar College and New York Stage and Film Present Powerhouse Theater

Loving v. Virginia

July 17 - July 19, 2015

In the Martel Theater, Vogelstein Center for Drama and Film

Book and lyrics by Marcus Gardley
Music composition by Justin Ellington
Direction and additional lyrics
by Patricia McGregor
Conceived by Patricia McGregor

CAST: Erica Aubrey, James Beaman, Whitney Maris Brown, Peter Davenport, Rachael Duddy, Carmen Ruby Floyd, Bill Heck, Amber Iman, Justin Keyes, Kevin Mambo, Destinee Rea, and Akron Watson.

A soulful, period musical set in the early days of the civil rights movement. In 1958, Mildred and Richard Loving, a black woman and white man, married in Central Point, Virginia, violating their state’s laws against miscegenation. Their Romeo and Juliet love story ignited a firestorm in their communities, and sparked a landmark Supreme Court case. Their love – and their fight – paved the way for future generations to seek equality. From the award-winning team of Marcus Gardley (The House That Will Not Stand, Every Tongue Confess), Justin Ellington (The Seven, Stagger Lee), and Patricia McGregor (Hurt Village).