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by Regina Taylor
NYC Easter Hat Parade by istolethetv
Friday, February 22, 2019 - 12:00am to Sunday, March 3, 2019 - 12:00am
Mainstage, Theater Arts Center (UCSC)
Presented by: 
Theater Arts Department

The Theater Arts Department and African American Theater Arts Troupe (AATAT) present Crowns
by Regina Taylor
Adapted from the book by Michael Cunningham and Craig Marberry
Directed by Don Williams

Crowns are not reserved for royalty or the wealthy. Written by Regina Taylor and directed by Don Williams, Crowns is a jubilant play about a young African-American woman named Yolanda who is sent down South after the death of her brother. Yolanda finds herself surrounded by strong, wise women who sport stunning hats. The play explores the history and tradition of hats stemming from African roots, and inspiring fashion even today. Exploring Black American history and identity, this musical intermingles grand elements of storytelling, iconic fashion, and Gospel music to create a coming-of-age story full of hattitude.

Crowns is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York.

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February 22-24 and February 28-March 3
Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30PM
Sundays at 3:00PM

Tickets on sale now at
Doors open 30 minutes prior to scheduled event start time
Parking $5


image credit:
NYC Easter Hat Parade. 5th avenue, Midtown Manhattan, March 23, 2008 by istolethetv is licensed under CC BY 2.0