Truth: The Testimonial of Sojourner Truth. Dobama's production spins a universal tale of escape from bondage, abused children, broken promises, redemption, and ultimate triumph. RaSheryl McCreary, as a Northern slave who becomes free and ends up as a feminist minister, brings an impassioned energy to her role, filtering both gospel and blues singing into her acting. The play is directed with just the right touch of grace and fervor by Kenn McLaughlin. Right up to its last we-shall-overcome seconds, the audience feels the elation of a church service that actually works, where the holy apostles merge into song and dance. Through February 7. Reviewed January 21.
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