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Furlough’s
Paradise

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Date(s): 1/31/24 - 3/3/24
Start time: 7:30 PM
End time: 9:00 PM
Location:

The Woodruff Arts Center
1280 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

Phone: 404-733-5316
Type: Theater & Performing Arts

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BY A.K. PAYNE DIRECTED BY TINASHE KAJESE-BOLDEN Winner of the 20th annual Alliance/Kendeda National Graduation Playwriting Competition, Furlough’s Paradise is a poignant new play examining the dynamics that shape our lives and lead us to where we make our homes.  Cousins Sade and Mina, raised like sisters but now leading very different lives, return to their childhood town for the funeral of their mother and aunt.  While Sade is on a three-day furlough from prison and Mina experiences a brief reprieve from her career and life on the West Coast, the two try to make sense of grief, home, love, and kinship.






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