Student Honors Thesis Project


by Eisa Davis
April 17, 2021

This event occurred as part of the 20/21 Theater Department season. This is an archived view.

A radio-play about a multiracial girl with a gift for clairvoyance growing up in rural white 1950's America.

20/21 Theater Department

Passionate, lyrical and chock full of down-home humor, Eisa Davis's Bulrusher was a finalist for the 2007 Pulitzer Prize. This radio-play version will be directed by Lexi Warden '21 as an honors thesis project, and it will be streamed live via Zoom webinar.

LEXI WARDEN '21 director
SAM WEST '20 sound designer
MILLENAH NASCIMENTO '21 stage manager

This performance contains discussions of sexual assault and racial violence.

For more information, see the Department of Theater webpage

Bulrusher received its world premiere in 2006 at Urban Stages/Playwrights' Preview Productions in New York. Frances Hill, Artistic Director; Sonia Koslova, Managing Director. Originally directed by Leah C. Gardiner. This production is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc. concordtheatricals.com

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