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Day of Absence

Presented by Karamu House at Karamu House, Cleveland OH

Oct 25 2018
Nov 18 2018
Day of Absence

A Reimagined Classic. A one-act satire about an imaginary Southern town where all the black people have suddenly disappeared.

A Re-imagined Classic. A one-act satire about an imaginary Southern town where all the black people have suddenly disappeared. The only ones left are sick and lying in hospital beds, refusing to get well. The Mayor sends a national plea for the blacks, “wherever they are,” to come back. In the end the blacks begin to reappear, as mysteriously as they had vanished, and the white community, sobered by what has transpired, breathes a sigh of relief at the return of the rather uneasy status

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Adult $40
Senior (62 +) $35
Student (under 25 with ID) $20

Group Pricing:
25 or more = $30 per ticket
student group rates available
Contact Group Sales:  (216) 795-7077

Note:  If you have questions or need assistance with accessible seating, please contact our box office.  Seating accommodations are available.

Contact: 216.795.7077


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Additional time info:

Post show talk-backs will be scheduled.  Special accessible seating is available.  Contact the box office at 216.795.7077 to reserve accessible seating.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Karamu House

2355 East 89th Street, Cleveland, OH 44106

Price Discounts

Price Options: Discount - Senior, Discount - Student, Discount - Group



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