This summer, the award-winning author Marian L. Thomas, will bring the adaptation of her acclaimed book Blue Butterfly to the Marietta Performing Arts Center. Blue Butterfly – The Black Ballerina will offer a memorable performance from June 16 through June 19, 2016. The performance, by a well-talented multi-cultural cast that includes one of Marietta’s own residents (Antonia McManus – known for her role in Good Girl), provides an intimate look into the life of the character dubbed “Precious Blue Johnson” – a young woman struggling to become the first principal African-American ballerina. Blue Butterfly – The Black Ballerina looks to deliver a powerful and emotional story of romance, secrets, betrayal and forgiveness. Directed by Dr. Shondrika Moss-Bouldin, the play is geared toward the hearts of all women and the men who love them.

Friday, June 17, 2016 from 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Saturday, June 18, 2016 from 7:30pm to 10:00 pm
Sunday, June 19, 2016 from 5:30pm to 8:00 pm

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Marietta Performing Arts Center
1171 Whitlock Ave NW
Marietta, GA 30064

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