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Eleemosynary written by Lee Blessing
Start Date: 2/23/2019Start Time: 8:00 PM
End Date: 2/23/2019End Time: 10:00 PM
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Eleemosynary
A play written by Lee Blessing


February 21st  – March 3rd


Thursday, Feb 21, 8 p.m.
Friday, Feb 22, 8 p.m.

Saturday, Feb 23, 8 p.m.
Sunday, Feb 24, 2 p.m. matinee

Thursday, Feb 29, 8 pm
Friday, March 1, 8 p.m.

Saturday, March 2, 8 p.m.
Sunday, March 3, 2 p.m. matinee

MDC Kendall Campus
Martin and Pat Fine Theater, Building M

11011 SW 104 Street

Miami FL 33176


Miami Dade College’s
(MDC) Kendall Campus launches its 2019 On Stage series, produced by the Kendall Campus’ Music, Theater and Dance Department, with American playwright Lee Blessing' Eleemosynary. The eight-day engagement opens Thursday, February 21st , and runs through Sunday, March 3rd .
Admission is free and open to the public.  

Directed by Aaron Alpern and performed by MDC Theater students, Eleemosynary focuses on the lives of three Wesbrook women, seventy-five-year-old Dorothea, her brilliant middle-aged daughter, Artie,  and Artie's sixteen-year-old daughter, Echo a child of exceptional intellect and sensitivity. Dorothea, an admitted New Age eccentric, has complicated the lives of the two other Wesbrook women by imposing her thwarted dreams on them, which has alienated Artie not only from Dorothea but from Echo as well. During the course of the play, Echo tries to bring the three women together. Blessing presents fragmented vignettes of the lives of the three women as they struggle to define themselves both as individuals and as part of a family unit. In this poignant and mature study of familial relationships, Blessing highlights the human need for connection and forgiveness.

About On Stage
Each season, On Stage presents an exciting line-up featuring entertaining and culturally significant performances by accomplished artists and rising stars. On Stage encompasses each of the performing arts - from jazz and gospel music to classical and theatrical realism and experimental dance. Most performances are FREE and open to the public and include workshops, performances and conferences by MDC Music, Theater and Dance faculty, staff, alumni, and visiting artists.

About MDC Kendall Campus’ Music, Theater and Dance Department
At the department of Music, Theater and Dance, passion for expression takes center stage. Featuring a distinguished faculty comprised of highly-skilled artists and scholars, state-of-the-art facilities and performance opportunities, the department guides and develops the artistic, intellectual, and professional growth of its students. The music, theater and dance programs offer unparalleled experiences, connecting classroom activities with current discourses in cultural studies and the performing arts as well as intellectual enrichment through exposure to visiting artists, scholars and experts in each respective field. 

Location Information:
Kendall Campus  (View Map)
11011 SW 104th Street
Kendall, FL 33176
Phone: 305-237-2000

Kendall Campus - M - Martin & Pat Fine Center for the Arts  (View Map)
11011 SW 104th Street
Kendall, FL 33176
Phone: 305-237-2000
Contact Information:
Name: AaronAlpern
Phone: 305-237-2641
Email: aalpern@mdc.edu
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FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

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