Saturday Jun 9, 2018 - Monday Jul 2, 2018


by: Tom Jacobson
directed by: Edgar Landa

A brand new play from award-winning playwright Tom Jacobson.

On the night in 1939 when Count Basie is to be the first black performer at the Palomar Ballroom next door, a pair of Bimini Baths attendants are tasked with cleaning up a stranger fished out of the La Brea Tar Pits. Can two men of color make a white man white again? Do they want to?

Part of the trilogy, The Ballad of Bimini Baths. 


  • Producer: Henry 'Heno' Fernandez
  • Casting Director: Raul Clayton Staggs
  • Lighting Designer: Derek Jones
  • Sound Designer: Howard Ho
  • Costume Designer: Mylette Nora

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