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Crumbs from the Table of Joy

Lynn Nottage

The Crump family is adrift and in trouble. Widowed Godfrey is under the spell of Sweet Father Divine, while his teen daughters, Ernestine and Ermina, immerse themselves in the illusions of Hollywood to escape racial prejudice. But things change quickly when free-spirited Aunt Lily shows up: Godfrey remarries a white woman, Ermina discovers boys, and Ernestine is torn between Communism and bebop! Playwright Lynn Nottage received the 2009 Pulitzer Prize winner for her play Ruined. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring: Deidrie Henry as Ernestine Crump Russell Hornsby as Godfrey Crump Tinashe Kajese as Ermina Crump Kate Steele as Gerte Charlayne Woodard as Lily Ann Green Directed by Seret Scott. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.

The Crump family is adrift and in trouble. Widowed Godfrey is under the spell of Sweet Father Divine, while his teen daughters, Ernestine and Ermina, immerse themselves in the illusions of Hollywood to escape racial prejudice. But things change quickly when free-spirited Aunt Lily shows up: Godfrey remarries a white woman, Ermina discovers boys, and Ernestine is torn between Communism and bebop! Playwright Lynn Nottage received the 2009 Pulitzer Prize winner for her play Ruined. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring: Deidrie Henry as Ernestine Crump Russell Hornsby as Godfrey Crump Tinashe Kajese as Ermina Crump Kate Steele as Gerte Charlayne Woodard as Lily Ann Green Directed by Seret Scott. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.
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The Crump family is adrift and in trouble. Widowed Godfrey is under the spell of Sweet Father Divine, while his teen daughters, Ernestine and Ermina, immerse themselves in the illusions of Hollywood to escape racial prejudice. But things change quickly when free-spirited Aunt Lily shows up: Godfrey remarries a white woman, Ermina discovers boys, and Ernestine is torn between Communism and bebop! Playwright Lynn Nottage received the 2009 Pulitzer Prize winner for her play Ruined. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring: Deidrie Henry as Ernestine Crump Russell Hornsby as Godfrey Crump Tinashe Kajese as Ermina Crump Kate Steele as Gerte Charlayne Woodard as Lily Ann Green Directed by Seret Scott. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Charlayne Woodard, Full Cast

Length:

1h 47m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:47


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

03:23


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

04:52


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

03:25


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

03:55


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

03:39


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

04:35


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

03:53


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:27


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

04:39


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

03:29


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

04:50


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

02:31


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

03:11


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

03:47


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

05:30


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

05:07


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

05:07


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

05:06


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

04:29


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

01:46


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

05:20


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

02:06


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

03:38


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:41


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

02:41


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

04:43


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

01:15