The Armory

Until The Flood

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Raw. Urgent. Necessary.

March 16 — April 21, 2019

In the Ellyn Bye Studio

Previews Mar. 16–21 | Opening night Mar. 22
By Dael Orlandersmith
Directed by Neel Keller

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“She brings the questions, the pain and even the unspeakable thoughts of hundreds, if not millions, to life. Until The Flood is an urgent moral inquest.” —The New York Times

Pulitzer Prize finalist and celebrated performer Dael Orlandersmith (Forever) explores the social unrest in Ferguson, Missouri following the shooting of teenager Michael Brown. Pulling from her extensive interviews with Missouri residents, Orlandersmith crafts a stunning theatrical experience that must be seen. The Chicago Tribune called it “palpably compassionate” and raved that it “achieves a great beauty by bringing us together rather than driving us apart."

Run Time
Approximately 1 hours and 15 minutes, no intermission. 

Q&As
Post-show discussions with cast and crew follow matinee performances March 28, April 4, and 18.

Access Dates
Audio Described - March 31, 2 p.m.
Sign Interpreted - April 4, 7:30 p.m.
Open Captioned - April 13, 2 p.m.

Note: 
Recommended for ages 16 and up. Contains strong language and adult situations. Children under 6 are not permitted at any production at The Armory.

Resource Guide:
Please look for the resource guide here closer to this show's opening date.

Performance Times

Evenings: Tuesdays – Sundays at 7:30 p.m.*
Matinees: Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m., Thursdays at noon*

*Schedule may vary for some shows. Please check our season calendar to confirm.

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Movie Night: Whose Streets?

Mon, Apr 8, 7:00 p.m.  •  FREE

Join us for a screening of the documentary Whose Streets?, an unflinching look at the Ferguson uprising following the fatal police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in 2014. 

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