Our Lady of Common Sorrows

Test Flight, Week 3

Cleveland Public Theatre

Cleveland, OH (Gordon Square)
Professional Theatre

By: John Dayo-Aliya

April 8 - April 9, 2021

Show Description:

A Black family’s faith is tested when their youngest member, a 14-year-old virgin, becomes pregnant. Our Lady of Common Sorrows explores the spectrum of innocence and guilt and what it means for Black lives, divine innocence, Black guiltiness, and the ways cultural perceptions justify Black death, physical and social.

Staff and Cast

Director: John Dayo-Aliya

Ashley Aquilla, Dar’Jon Bentley, Cristal Christian, Steven Hood, LaShawn Little, Andrew Pope, Amy Spencer, Kynnedy Stewart


Thursday, April 8, 7:00pm (ET)
Friday, April 9, 8:00pm (ET)

Runtime: 2h (with intermission)


$1 per person (Suggested donation $1-$99), 1 ticket per email address (The virtual "house" will be limited to 50 "seats" per performance)


Order Tickets Online (Please Note: Online sales for each performance will close 2 hours before each performance.)

Content Advisories

CPT supports new play development, as well as social justice oriented-theatre. Sensitive material may be explored, and content continues to change as the art is developed (and Test Flight performances can continue to change throughout their virtual run!). Unfortunately, we do not have additional content warning information.


Zoom, Live Performance

**Zoom Required to View**
You must use Zoom to see this work. You will receive an email 1-2 hours before showtime with the meeting login information. Have questions? Email boxoffice@cptonline.org.