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Sugar In Our Wounds

Updated: Jul 28, 2021

FINAL WEEKS! After performing to sold-out audiences for weeks, Sugar in Our Wounds has been extended through July 15. Tickets are strictly limited in MTC’s most intimate theatre — get yours before they’re gone.

Tickets: $40* with code DONJA July 10 – July 15 (reg. $75)

LGBTQ COMMUNITY NIGHT Friday, July 13 | 7:30 pm


To purchase tickets: CLICK HERE (promo code DONJA will automatically be applied). Call City Tix at 212.581.1212 and mention code DONJA. Present this offer at the City Center Box Office, 131 W. 55th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues) NYC. The facility fee is only $1 when you buy at the box office!

Sugar In Our Wounds A World Premiere by Donja R. Love Directed by Saheem Ali With Stephanie Berry, Sheldon Best, Fern Cozine, Tiffany Rachelle Stewart, Chinaza Uche

Manhattan Theatre Club The Studio at Stage II New York City Center 131 West 55th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues) New York, NY

On a plantation during the Civil War, a mystical tree stretches toward heaven. It protects James, an enslaved youth, while he reads newspapers about the imminent possibility of freedom, as the battle rages on. When a brooding stranger arrives, James and his makeshift family take the man in. Soon, an unexpected bond leads to a striking romance, and everyone is in uncharted territory. But is love powerful enough to set your true self free? This lyrical and lushly realized play is part of poet, filmmaker, and playwright Donja R. Love’s exploration of queer love at pivotal moments in Black history. Directing is Saheem Ali (Kill Move Paradise). 


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