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American Prom

In a small, middle-American town called Principal, Jimmy T. Jr. wants to take his best friend Kia B. to prom. But it’s complicated—Jimmy is white and Kia is black, and Principal has been holding racially segregated proms for decades (not that they have a race problem).

In this contemporary coming of age story, filled with music and magic, rhymes and beats, Jimmy and Kia work to hold fast to their friendship.

With a little help from a musical superstar, they both fight to envision a different future for themselves and their town.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to witness the world premiere of a new work commissioned by Theatreworks from award-winning playwright, rapper, essayist, and poet Idris Goodwin.

Idris is one of most dynamic and innovative playwrights in the country, and his works cover the most pressing issues facing our life and local community today.

Next Upcoming Date: Thursday, January 24 2019
  • 5225 N. Nevada Ave.
  • Colorado Springs, CO
  • Location: Ent Center for the Arts
  • Time: 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
  • Admission: Reservations are strongly advised Tickets start at $38.50 UCCS Students: Free No children under 5 years old Please contact the box office for group rates.
Upcoming Dates For This Event:
  • Thursday, January 24
  • Friday, January 25
  • Saturday, January 26
  • Sunday, January 27
  • Thursday, January 31
  • Friday, February 1
  • Saturday, February 2
  • Saturday, February 2
  • Sunday, February 3
  • Thursday, February 7