✩✩✩✩ (out of 4) “Can’t look away drama…Every last moment (even the scene changes) is part of an airtight tapestry of intentional, impeccable storytelling.” -Catey Sullivan (Chicago Sun-Times)
“Powerfully acted… very strong cast” -Chris Jones (Chicago Tribune)
“The play starts at a simmer and ends at a boil.” (BroadwayWorld)
Thanksgiving, 2016: Flint, Michigan has been without clean water for 936 days. Marion, a third-generation General Motors assembly line worker, worries over impending layoffs while struggling to fight the poison that floods her home–and her family’s bodies. When her sister, Ainee, seeks restitution for lead poisoning, secrets bubble to the surface, threatening to capsize not only their family, but all of Vehicle City. Penned by Susan Smith Blackburn award-winning playwright Erika Dickerson-Despenza, cullud wattah will be staged by Victory Gardens Resident Director Lili-Anne Brown (Lottery Day; School Girls: Or The African Mean Girls Play, Goodman Theatre).
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