Blue Door

Where: Moxie Theatre, 6663 El Cajon Boulevard, Suite N, San Diego

Cost: $15 - $30

Age limit: Not available

Ongoing: until Sunday, March 5, 2017

 For generations, Lewis's family painted a door blue to keep evil spirits out and "ya soul family in." Lewis, an African-American math professor, has tried to shut the door to his heritage. All he sees is oppression and tries to escape. Then his wife wants a divorce. He's alone and spends a "10-year night" with his ancestors learning how to paint that door. Moxie Theatre gives Tanya Barfield's haunted drama a first-rate production, led by Vimel Sephus (Lewis) and Cortez L. Johnson (as everyone else). In 95 minutes, Barfield retells African-American history with first-hand voices. Critic's Pick.

Recurring dates & times

  • Sunday 2 p.m.
  • Thursday 7 p.m.
  • Friday 8 p.m.
  • Saturday 8 p.m.


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