Bloodline

  • Thursday, July 18, 2024
  • 4:15pm – 7:30pm
  • Venue 07 The Cinematheque
  • 100 Arthur St, Winnipeg
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Synopsis: Bloodline is a semi-autobiographical, multi-generational love story told from the perspective of three men with the same name. Paris Sr., a resilient sharecropper from Mississippi, embarks on a relentless pursuit to win the heart of the beautiful Ruth after a chance encounter at a juke joint. Paris Jr., an animal technician, navigates the complexities of love, fatherhood, and marital doubts. Meanwhile, Paris III, a talented but struggling artist, embarks on a journey of self-discovery as he searches for love in different relationships and cities. Bloodline has garnered significant acclaim, receiving best of fest at every fringe festival it has been presented in including, Orlando Fringe, KC Fringe, and Cincinnati Fringe.

Paris Crayton lll is an award-winning playwright, actor, and director. He has written over 50 plays, 21 of which have been produced around the country. He was one of ArtsATL “30 under 30” and Atlanta Journal Constitution’s “Artists to Watch.” Creative Loafing named him 2014’s “Best Local Playwright.” Critics have called him “a powerful dramatist” and praised him as “one of the most important playwrights of our time.”

“The Rousing standing ovation was already a given by the midway point.” -KC Fringe

“Achingly raw and authentically poetic.” -Orlando Weekly

“Provides an all-too-rare example of positive black masculine affection.” -Orlando Weekly

“A Master Storyteller.”-League of Cincinnati theatres

Festival Dates:

Thursday, July 18 4:15 PM Friday, July 19 1:00 PM Saturday, July 20 9:30 PM Monday, July 22 7:30 PM Thursday, July 25 2:30 PM Friday, July 26 2:30 PM Saturday, July 27 11:15PM Sunday, July 28 7:30 PM

Cost: $14 with $10 tickets for patrons age 25 and under

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