Gem of the Ocean by August Wilson

Gem of the Ocean

Directed by Alan Hopson

Produced by Jasmine Foskey

Assistant Director: Jordan Daughety

Show dates: Feb. 17, 18, 24, 25 at 7:30pm; Feb. 19, 26 at 2pm

Gem of the Ocean unfolds in the home of Aunt Ester, a well-known 285-year-old wise woman whose home is a sanctuary for the troubled and lost. Citizen Barlow, a man in turmoil, comes to Aunt Ester seeking her soul-cleansing powers. Aunt Ester helps guide him through a spiritual journey towards redemption and self-discovery.

Tickets: Orchestra advance $18, Orchestra door $20, Students and active duty military $12. Balcony advance $17, Balcony door $19. Balcony student and active duty military $10 Plus tax.

Presented by the New Bern Civic Theatre, 414 Pollock Street, New Bern

For details call 252-633-0567, email, or visit

Submitted by: The New Bern Civic Theatre

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