The Women of Brewster Place

Institute History

  • 2007 Theatre Lab at White Oak


Based on Gloria Naylor’s beloved award-winning novel, THE WOMEN OF BREWSTER PLACE – THE MUSICAL, with music and lyrics by Tim Acito, explores the comic, heartbreaking, and ultimately inspiring lives of seven African-American women living in an urban housing project in the early 1970’s, telling their stories through gospel, soul, R&B and good old-fashioned, old-school funk.

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