North Carolina Central University Department of Theatre brings “Best of Enemies,” based on the novel “The Best of Enemies: Race and Redemption in the New South” by bestselling author Osha Gray Davidson, to the stage.
The story, set in Durham, explores the relationship between C.P. Ellis, a grand cyclops of the Ku Klux Klan, and Ann Atwater, an African-American civil rights activist, during the desegregation of the city’s public schools in 1971.
The performance take place at NCCU’s Farrison-Newton Communications Building, 501 E. Lawson Street, Durham, at the following times:
- Friday, October 4th, 2019, 10 a.m.
- Friday, October 4th, 2019, 8 p.m.
- Saturday, October 5th, 2019, 8 p.m.
- Sunday, October 6th, 2019, 3 p.m.
- Friday, October 11th, 2019, 10 a.m.
- Friday, October 11th, 2019, 8 p.m.
- Saturday, October 12th, 2019, 8 p.m.
- Sunday, October 13th, 2019, 3 p.m.
Donations will be accepted at the door. For more information, please call the NCCU Department of Theatre at 919-530-6242. Paid public parking is available in Latham Parking Deck, 705 E. Lawson Street. The cost is $1.00 per hour and the pay station accepts credit cards and/or cash as forms of payment.
Award-winning author Osha Gray Davidson will discuss his novel on Friday, Oct. 11, immediately following the 8 p.m. performance.