The Hampton University Players & Company will present "Through the Crack," a stage play based on the novel by Charrita D. Danley. The show runs March 15-18 at 8 p.m. with a Sunday matinee March 18 at 3 p.m.
"Through the Crack" is a heart-warming story of three African-American women who are bound to one another by the common blood that flows through their veins. This provocative play follows these women as they journey thorough life's unexpected paths. The production is filled with laughter and tears as their faith in God guides them along the way as they learn the true meaning of unconditional love.
"Through the Crack" will feature special guest artist, Aunjanue Ellis. Ellis has already left her mark on television, film, and the stage to quickly become one of the most sought after actresses in Hollywood. She recently completed filming a recurring role on the television series "Missing" alongside Ashley Judd, set to premiere during the summer of 2012. This past summer she was seen alongside Emma Stone and Viola Davis in the award-winning, smash hit, "The Help."
Also sharing the stage with Ellis is former Hampton University student, Dana S. Hubbard. This writer, director, producer, and CEO has been working in the entertainment industry for 25 years. His theoretical and film record includes working alongside other critically acclaimed directors and producers such as Spike Lee, Tyler Perry, and Dr. Alex C. Marshall.
"Through the Crack" was adapted for the stage by K.T. Price, V. J. Banks and Charrita D. Danley. The production is directed by Karen T. Ward, chair of the HU Department of Fine and Performing Arts.
Autographed copies of the novel, "Through the Crack" will be available after the show.
Tickets are $15 for general admission and $12 for students, seniors, and children. HU students are free with school ID.
For ticket information, call the Box Office at (757) 727-5236 or (757) 727-5402.