Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
10:30 am

Guthrie Theater

818 S 2nd St
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Wurtele Thrust Stage

Brought to you by a Homeschool Adventures volunteer organizer!

Please register by: 5:00 pm on Fri, Feb 16, 2018


Pre-Play Presentation

Please check in by 9:30am. For no additional cost, student matinees include an optional 30-minute pre-play presentation during which students learn more about the production directly from professional artists and members of the Guthrie’s staff. Pre-show presentations run from 9:45am–10:15am.

A thought-provoking comedy of manners

Description: Matt and Christina Drayton are a progressive couple living in San Francisco. It is 1967 when their daughter Joanna arrives home unexpectedly with Dr. John Prentice, an African American doctor 14 years her senior. They’re in love and they want the Draytons’ blessing for their marriage – today. The Draytons have prided themselves on their liberal-mindedness, but now they are forced to put their values to the test. Based on the iconic film, this classic is a witty and insightful reflection on two families confronted by their prejudices.

by Todd Kreidler; based on the screenplay Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner by William Rose; directed by TBA

Play Guides offer students a deeper understanding of Guthrie productions by providing commentaries about the playwright, the play's cultural and historical context and its literary significance, as well as additional sources and questions for classroom use. Play Guides are posted as they are available at guthrietheater.org/education/play_guides

More information: http://www.guthrietheater.org/20172018_season


Post-Play Discussion

For no additional cost, following the matinee performance, you are invited to stay for a post-play discussion with members of the cast. The post-play discussion concludes no more than 40 minutes after the performance ends.

Target age range: Children as young as 8 years old are welcome to attend this Guthrie performance, but the Guthrie's recommended minimum age is 12 years old. All children must have a ticket to enter the theater.

Cost per child/student: $16.00
Cost per adult/educator: $16.00

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