The Miraculous and the Mundane

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The Miraculous and the Mundane
by Howard L. Craft

Directed by Joseph Megel
Produced by Manbites Dog Theater

World Premiere:
January 18 – February 3, 2018

Last year’s hit workshop presentation returns for its first full production. Members of an African American family in Durham find their lives turned upside down when the patriarch falls ill and ties of kinship start to fray. A major new work by the acclaimed Durham playwright (Freight: The Five Incarnations of Abel Green, Jade City Chronicles, Caleb Calypso and the Midnight Marauders).
Featuring: Lakeisha Coffey, Gil Faison, Trevor Johnson, Amadio Perez

“Deeply Moving.” – Roy C. Dicks, News & Observer.
“One hell of a piece of writing.” – Kate Dobbs Ariail, The Five Points Star.

2017-18 Season Producers:
David Ball and Susan C. Pochapsky, Dorrie Casey and Archie Purcell, Barbara Dickinson and Michel Tharp, Marybeth Dugan and Kenny Dalsheimer, Mig and Michael Hayes, Jane Holding, Thomas S. Kenan III, John Martin and Robert Anthony McVeigh, Michael O’Foghludha and Linda Daniel

Produced with season support from the Duke University Department of Theater Studies. Manbites Dog Theater’s 2017-2018 season is supported by the Durham Arts Council’s Annual Arts Fund, and the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.


January 18 – February 3, 2018
• Thu Jan 18 – 8:15 – Preview Bargain Night
• Fri Jan 19 – 8:15 – Opening Night + Reception
• Sat Jan 20 – 8:15
• Thu Jan 25 – 8:15
• Fri Jan 26 – 8:15
• Sat Jan 27 – 8:15
• Sun Jan 28 – 2:00
• Wed Jan 31 – 8:15
• Thu Feb 1 – 8:15
• Fri Feb 2 – 8:15
• Sat Feb 3 – 8:15


Ticket on sale Monday December 18
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• Weekend Shows: $20 – Fri/Sat/Sun
• Weeknight Shows: $12 – Wed/Thur
• Military/Senior(62+) Discount – $2 off regular ticket
• Youth/Students – $10 weekends, $6 weeknights
• Bargain Preview Thur January 18 – all tickets $5
• Season Flex Passes accepted for all shows