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By Dominique Morriseau
Playing in the Long Beach Playhouse’s Mainstage Theater
May 18 – June 15, 2024

Motown music is the soul of the party in 1967 Detroit as Chelle and her brother Lank make ends meet by turning their basement into an after-hours joint. A dreamer, Lank wants to use their inheritance to buy a bar downtown, but Chelle wants the stability the money brings. When a mysterious woman finds her way into their lives, the siblings clash over much more than the family business. As their pent-up feelings erupt, so does their city, and they find themselves caught in the middle of the ’67 Detroit uprising. As tensions explode in the streets, will Chelle and Lank be able to hold onto their fragile family ties and their ever present dreams?

COVID Patron Safety Protocol
  • At the present time, masks are not required to be worn in any of our theater spaces unless patrons  are showing symptoms of illness and excessively coughing and/or sneezing.
  • Masks are available for any patron or volunteer who would like or need one.

May 18, 2024 @ 7:00 pm May 21, 2024 @ 10:00 pm