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the road weeps, the well runs dry
USF’s School of Theatre and Dance brings the play "the road weeps, the well runs dry" to the stage in April. On University Beat on WUSF TV, we’ll hear from playwright Marcus Gardley and some of the cast and crew behind this epic tale of identity and community.

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the road weeps, the well runs dry

USF is one of four theater companies in the country—and the only one based at a university—presenting the road weeps, the well runs dry. The play tells the story of the “Black Seminoles” who migrated from Florida to Oklahoma to create one of the United States’ first all-black towns. We talk to the cast and crew, including award-winning playwright Marcus Gardley, on this week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7.

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Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:45 AM and 8:45 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday just before 10:30 PM
- Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week

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Marcus Gardley, playwright for the road weeps, the well runs dry (which will be performed at USF in April), talks about the path the play took to get to Tampa.

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Director Fanni Green, USF student actress Tiffany Schultz (“Mary South”), Student Asst. Director Carlos Garcia and guest actress Perri Gaffney ("Half-George") share their thoughts on the road weeps, the well runs dry.


For more information

the road weeps, the well runs dry

Performance Dates & Times
Apr 3-5 and 9-12 at 8 pm
Apr 6, 12 & 13at 3 pm

Theatre 2, USF Tampa Campus

Advance Purchase - $8 Students/Seniors, $12 General Admission
Day of Performance - $10 Students/Seniors, $15 General Admission

Purchase tickets online

Purchase by phone: 813-974-2323

For box office hours, location and other ticketing information visit boxoffice.arts.usf.edu.



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