Detroit Activist Stars in New Play at the Berman Center This Weekend
'Passing' stars Mayowa Lisa Reynolds and follows the story of Minerva Roulhac, a woman raised by former slaves in 19th century Florida.
Wondering what's happening this weekend around Birmingham? In today's Weekend Spotlight, we're looking at:
- When: Friday-Sunday
- Where: Berman Center for the Performing Arts (6600 W. Maple Rd., West Bloomfield)
- Cost: $26
- Why Go: Inspired by the true story of Minerva Roulhac — a woman born in 1885 and raised by the family of a former slave in Florida — Passing confronts issues of race, identity, ethnicity and interracial relationships and is playing all weekend at the Berman Center for the Performing Arts. The play stars Mayowa Lisa Reynolds, a dancer, educator and associate minister at Detroit's Fellowship Chapel.
Also happening this weekend:
- Getting Married? Iroquois Club Hosting Bridal Show Sunday
- Rick Santorum Set to Speak at School Fundraiser in Troy
Come back to Birmingham Patch on Thursday for more weekend things to do in our Weekend Planner, or visit our events calendar.