Gem of the Ocean – Charlotte, NC

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Gem of the Ocean – Charlotte, NC

October 6 - October 9

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One event on October 7, 2022 at 1:00 am

One event on October 8, 2022 at 1:00 am

One event on October 9, 2022 at 1:00 am

October 6 thru 9, 2022

1904, Pittsburgh: 1839 Wylie Avenue in the Hill District is the home of Aunt Ester, a 285-year-old former slave, who is a keeper of tradition and history for her people and a renowned cleanser of souls. The people who pass through her parlor and kitchen include Eli, Aunt Ester’s protector; Black Mary, her housekeeper and protégé; Solly Two Kings, a former slave, conductor on the Underground Railroad and scout for the Union Army; Black Mary’s brother, Caesar, a constable; Rutherford Selig, a peddler; and Citizen Barlow, a new arrival from down South who needs Aunt Ester to help him absolve the guilt and shame from a crime he’s committed.


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Charlotte – Blumenthal Performing Arts Center
130 N Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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(704) 372-1000