Until the Flood
Playwright: Dael Orlandersmith
World premiere: The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis – October 2016
• Rattlestick Playwrights Theater (New York, NY) – January 2018
• Milwaukee Repertory Theater – March 2018
• Goodman Theatre (Chicago, IL) – April 2018
• A Contemporary Theatre (Seattle, WA) – June 2018
The story: In 2015, Dael Orlandersmith spent a week in St. Louis interviewing people from throughout the region about their reactions to the social unrest in Ferguson. From these conversations, she crafted a one-woman piece that examines the St. Louis area through a diverse tapestry of community voices.