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Playwright Beaufield Berry Draws on Her Own Family for In the Upper Room

By: Leo Adam Biga Generations live strong in the memory and imagination of Omaha-based playwright Beaufield Berry.   Her original family drama In the Upper Room, a 2019 Colorado New Play Summit selection, gets a world premiere production by the DCPA Theatre Company this winter.   Set in 1974 Omaha, this Black American family drama draws closely […]

Beaufield Berry Quote 2019 Colorado New Play Summit In the Upper Room. Photo by John Moore

Deeper Dive: A closer look at ‘In the Upper Room’

‘There are thousands of plays about white families, so there’s room for thousands of plays about black families too’