Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
by Todd Kreidler
Based on the screenplay
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner
by William Rose
Directed by Seth Gordon
January 7 - February 1
A progressive couple’s proud liberal sensibilities are put to the test when their daughter arrives home bursting with excitement and an unexpected fiancé. Expectations and reality collide when questions of race, fear and cultural beliefs are staring them directly in the face. A new adaptation of the award-winning film explores family and acceptance and asks which has the greater hold on our hearts.
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Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner.
A compelling, powerful and provocative exploration of family, culture and love.
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- The Rep's Education Department recommends this production for grades 9 and up (ages 14 and up). A Study Guide featuring before- and after-performance activities, is available for download.
- A Play Guide containing a synopsis of the production's story and characters and other information is available. Click here to learn more!
- A Talk Theatre lecture will be given on Monday, January 12, 2015 at 7:30 pm. For tickets or more information, call (314) 968-4925.
The Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts is fully accessible to patrons using wheelchairs or with other mobility challenges. Seating areas to accommodate persons using wheelchairs are located throughout the Mainstage house. If you require special seating, please call the Box Office at (314) 968-4925.
The Browning Mainstage is equipped with an FM Assistive Listening System. Receivers, available free of charge, may be picked up at the Patron Services Desk at the Loretto-Hilton Center one-half hour prior to the performance.
The performance on February 1, 2015, 2 pm is presented with Open Captioning for the deaf and hard of hearing. Special seating featuring optimal views of the stage and captions is reserved. Call The Rep's Box Office at (314) 968-4925 for ticket prices and reservations. Deaf or speech-disabled patrons may use the Relay Missouri service by calling (800) 735-2966 (TTY) or (800) 735-2466 (voice).
The Rep offers both live and recorded Audio Description for any non-preview performance of this production upon request. The description includes program notes as well as information on the visual elements of the production. To reserve tickets and description devices, please call the Box Office at (314) 968-4925. (Two weeks advance notice is required for this service.)
Cast: Inga Ballard (Matilda “Tillie” Binks), Margaret Daly (Christina Drayton), Leo Finnie (John Prentice, Sr.), Perri Gaffney (Mary Prentice), Joneal Joplin (Monsignor Ryan), Anderson Matthews (Matt Drayton), Richard Prioleau (John Prentice, Jr.), Shannon Marie Sullivan (Joanna “Joey” Drayton), Elizabeth Ann Townsend (Hilary St. George)
Creative Staff: Kevin Depinet (Set Designer), Myrna Colley-Lee (Costume Designer), Peter E. Sargent (Lighting Designer), Rusty Wandall (Sound Designer), Rich Cole (Casting Director), Champe Leary (Stage Manager), Tony Dearing (Assistant Stage Manager)
Free Drop in Tours at the St. Louis Art Museum
January 10 and 31; 11:00 a.m. and January 18; 2:00 p.m.
We're excited to partner with the Saint Louis Art Museum to enhance the Guess Who's Coming to Dinner experience for our patrons. Take a free one-hour docent-led tour through SLAM's collection featuring “Edgy Art”, art that challenges existing norms and provokes discussion. All tours are free; no reservations required. For more information visit slam.org.
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