by whatsinthemirror?

Aug. 14 - Aug. 18, 2019

Somewhere in the Jim Crow South, the sky is on fire. A pregnant Olivia’s fierce speech writing is the sole force behind her charismatic husband Charles and his successful Movement to galvanize people to march towards freedom. When four little girls are bombed in a church, Olivia and Charles’ marriage is threatened – as this tragedy and years of civil unrest leave Olivia believing that “this world ain’t no place to raise a colored child.”

Fireflies is a startling world premiere by Donja R. Love, and the second part of a trilogy beginning with Sugar in Our Wounds.

"Unearthing the role of gay black people in American history is a crucial proposition. I was moved by Mr. Loves willingness to imagineother kinds of lives than the ones that history books offer. " -- NY Times.


Video feature at CBS Austin, August 13, 2019

Feature by Nick Yeager, Austin Chronicle, August 14, 2019

Feature/Interview of Tarik Daniels, director, by Lynn Beaver, Broadway World, August 15, 2019

by Donja R. Love

August 14 - August 18, 2019
Santa Cruz Center for Culture
1805 E. 7th Street
Austin, TX, 78702

Wednesday - Saturday at 8 p.m.

Sunday, August 19, atat 4 p.m.

Tickets $15 plus service charge, available via