Bulrusher

October 25-28
Evert B. Person Theatre
By Eisa Davis

Directed by Harry Waters Jr.

**UPDATE**
Free seating available for all BULRUSHER shows! If you have a ticket, you are guaranteed premium stage seating. If you don't have a ticket, come to the show and we'll seat you in audience seating!
**SHOW ADDED**
FREE show added on 10/26. No tickets needed!

Set in redwood country north of San Francisco in 1955, a multiracial girl grows up in a predominantly white town whose residents pepper their speech with the historical dialect of Boontling. Found floating in a basket on the river as an infant, Bulrusher is an orphan with a gift for clairvoyance that makes her feel like a stranger even amongst the strange: the taciturn schoolteacher who adopted her, the madam who runs her brothel with a fierce discipline, the logger with a zest for horses and women, and the guitar-slinging boy who is after Bulrusher's heart. Just when she thought her world might close in on her, she discovers an entirely new sense of self when a black girl from Alabama comes to town. Passionate, lyrical, and chock full of down-home humor, this play is an unforgettable experience by a new, thrilling voice.
- Finalist 2007 Pulitzer Prize in Drama

"[Davis] tickles the ears of her listeners...moving scenes on the banks of the pebble-strewn river...feel utterly true." -The New York Times

"Davis explores her themes in unexpected and evocative ways...The still waters of Bulrusher turn out to run pretty deep."
-The San Francisco Chronicle

$10-$17
SSU students Free w/ID

Oct 25, 7:30p *Friends and Family Night. (FFN) SSU Faculty, Staff and Students get in FREE plus standard, senior and visiting student tickets only $5! Plus pre-show talk (6:30PM)
Oct 26, 10a   *K-12 Free
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Box Office Phone Number: 707-664-4246

Event
Venue Tickets  
Bulrusher - FFNPerson Theatre Oct 25, 2017 - 7:30 PM 
Bulrusher - K-12 FreePerson Theatre Oct 26, 2017 - 10:00 AM 
Bulrusher - FREE Person Theatre Oct 26, 2017 - 7:30 PM 
BulrusherPerson Theatre Oct 27, 2017 - 7:30 PM 
BulrusherPerson Theatre Oct 28, 2017 - 7:30 PM