Coming up at Detroit Public Theatre

Birthday Candles

by Noah Haidle
Previews May 10 and 11
Opening night May 12
Running through June 3, 2018

Birthday Candles will take audiences on a magical journey with Ernestine Ashworth as she travels from her 17th birthday through her 101st. This world premiere by internationally acclaimed playwright Noah Haidle was commissioned by Detroit Public Theatre.

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