Flashback Theater Company’s And The Tide Shall Cover The Earth by Norma Cole
The conclusion of Flashback Theater Company’s (FBTC) inaugural season is Norma Cole’s unforgettably warm and true story of a remarkable grandmother and her granddaughter confronted by inexorable nature and change.
The setting is within in the world of the lakes and dams of the Tennessee Valley Authority. The hydroelectric dam at Wolf Creek is finished and closed, and heavy rains lift the levels of the new lake. Soon water will cover the lands and farms long-since purchased, and people must move to new towns.
Granny is determined to keep her promise to her man in the graveyard. Her granddaughter, Geneva, is just as certain they will leave. The two are locked in a contest of “the stubborns.”
This production will be created in a blackbox style in the small ballrooms of The Center, so seating is limited.
Adults $12, Students $8
Call (859) 322-2739 to purchase tickets or buy online through the tickets link at www.flashbacktheaterco.org.
Friday, Aug, 7: 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Aug, 8: 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Aug, 9: 2 p.m.
Friday, Aug, 14: 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Aug, 15: 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Aug, 16: 2 p.m.
Special thanks to The Center for Rural Development, Artist Sponsor
FBTC is a producing theater company in residence at the Carnegie Community Arts Center. FBTC’s mission is to explore our present relationship to the world through the lens of our past interactions as a community and through the passionate pursuit of theater that speaks to the soul.