The Syringa Tree

The Syringa Tree

Rosebud Theatre

Summer Studio Stage

Running July 7 – September 2, on the Rosebud Studio Stage

A middle-aged woman recollects a story of abiding love between two families, one black, one white, and the two children that were born into their shared household in early 1960’s South Africa. A story of two families separated by racism, but connected by love.

Winner of the 2001 Obie Award for Best Play

“Astonishing…affecting…A deceptive sweet simplicity haunts The Syringa Tree” —Associated Press

Recommended for ages 12+. The show contains some mentions of violence.

A talk-back with actor Katharine Venour will be offered after every Wednesday & Thursday performance.


Adults: $35

Youth: $30

Adults (includes show & buffet on Fridays and Saturdays only): $73

Youth (includes show & buffet on Fridays and Saturdays only): $68