Updated: 03/27/2018 3:37 PM | Print Story |  Email

Familiar at Guthrie Theater

“Familiar” is a show about a family from Zimbabwe that is about to celebrate their daughter’s wedding. She’s marrying a Minnesotan.  The story is about tradition, family, love and compromise.

The story is written by Danai Gurira. She stars in the Netflix hit show “Walking Dead”. She is also in the blockbuster “Black Panther”. Her parents were born in Zimbabwe, but was born in the U.S. and raised in Zimbabwe. Danai has a close connection to Minnesota. She went to Macalester College in Saint Paul. This is her Guthrie Theater debut.

To win a pair of tickets to the Friday, March 30th performance at 7:30, text the word FAMILIAR to 42379. Standard messaging rates apply. Text by 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 28th for your chance to win.

To learn more about “Familiar” and to buy tickets, click here.