Karamu House
Community Theatre

By: Dr. Mary Weems

Show Description:
PURSES is a 3-character, one-act play about the trials and tribulations of African American women from different generations living in the same urban neighborhood. With a focus on the importance of the objects and secrets Black women carry in their purses, it explores the complexities of living in a man’s world including domestic violence, alcoholism, abortion, male/female relationships and what happens when women take time to come together for support.

Staff and Cast:

Director: Asheley Aquilla Wheadon


Tickets and Press

April 2 - April 12


Thursday, April 2 at 7:30 pm
Friday, April 3 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, April 4 at 3 pm
Thursday, April 9 at 1:30 pm
Friday, April 10 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, April 11 at 3 pm
Sunday, April 12 at 3 pm


(216) 795-7070
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Karamu House
2355 East 89th Street
Cleveland, OH 44106

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