The Brothers Size

September 07 - September 29, 2012 in the Dowling Studio

"One of the most exciting new voices in the American theater since the arrival of Tony Kushner"
~ San Francisco Chronicle

Following the success last year of Tarell Alvin McCraney's In the Red and Brown Water, Pillsbury House Theatre and The Mount Curve Company are coming back to the Dowling Studio with The Brothers Size. This exuberantly theatrical drama from one of the country's most exciting new voices weaves together brothers, the bayou, and African mythology to create a stylized story of love and heartache. The production stars James Williams, Namir Smallwood and Gavin Lawrence

When Oshoosi Size (Smallwood) comes home from prison, he hopes to resume his happily aimless life, but his older brother Ogun (Williams), a hard-working mechanic, cannot let Oshoosi forget his mistakes. Does the love of family hold you back or can it help you be free? The Brothers Size dramatizes the ties that bind all of us together and the urges of the human heart that can rip everything apart. 

In the Red and Brown Water was hailed as the #1 Show of 2011 by Ed Huyck of City Pages and Rohan Preston of the Star Tribune. Tony-nominated Marion McClinton returns to direct what is sure to be an unforgettable theater event.

Seating in the Dowling Studio is general admission and begins 30 minutes before curtain. There is no late seating for The Brothers Size. This production contains adult language and themes.
Run Time: 80 minutes with no intermission

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Minnesota Monthly: Brotherly Love
StarTribune: Poetic one-act explores two bonds of brotherhood
TC Daily Planet: Pillsbury House Theatre and the Mount Curve Company present excellent 'Brothers Size"
Lavender: Spotlight: The Brothers Size...


Programming in the Dowling Studio is sponsored by Digital River.