Bryan Schmidt reviews Penumbra Theatre of St. Paul's production of Donja L. Love's Sugar in Our Wounds. The production dates were February 23 - March 19, 2023. The director was Sarah Bellamy who is also President of Penumbra Theatre. In this review, Schmidt examines the production's emphasis on visually and aesthetically embracing the major themes of queer love, familial bonds, and racial violence.
Content Warning: Please note that this review contains discussions of adult situations and racial violence as seen in the production.
Keywords: queer love, slavery, African, ancestry, memory, sexuality, family, racial violence, Penumbra Theatre, Penumbra Center for Racial Healing, St. Paul Minnesota, supernatural, Donja R. Love, Sarah Bellamy, Antonio Duke, Nathan Barlow, Caroline Yang, Erika LaVonn, Alexis Sims
How to Cite: Schmidt, Bryan. "Performance Review: Sugar in Our Wounds." the Black Theatre Review 2, no. 1 (2023): 77-80.