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Production image from LITTLE CHILDREN DREAM OF GOD. A man and woman dressed in white speak to each other while sitting on a couch with a crocheted blanket.

Little Children Dream of God

January 24, 2015—April 19, 2015

Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre Black Box Theatre

Little Children Dream of God

January 24, 2015—April 19, 2015

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In its eighth season, Roundabout Underground presents the world premiere of Little Children Dream of God, a new play by emerging playwright Jeff Augustin and directed by Giovanna Sardelli (The North Pool). 

On a balmy night in Miami, a soon-to-be mother, Sula, floats ashore on a car tire. Having braved a perilous journey to escape her native Haiti, Sula is determined to forge a better life in America for her unborn son. She soon finds safety in an apartment building that shelters refugees in need, joining a diverse community of immigrants, each with their own unique dreams and dilemmas. But even though the life she has hoped for seems within reach, Sula knows she can’t outrun her demons forever. 

Laced with wisdom, wit and grace, Little Children Dream of God is a timely new drama about learning to start a new life by facing the one you left behind. Limited engagement through April 5, 2015

"A warm, fanciful drama with an excellent cast."

, The New York Times

Little Children Dream of God Cast

Gilbert Cruz
Toussaint and Man
Carl Hendrick Louis
Maurice Jones
Chris Myers
Deirdre O'Connell
Carra Patterson
Crystal Lucas-Perry

Little Children Dream of God Creative

Jeff Augustin
Giovanna Sardelli
Set Design
Andrew Boyce
Costume Design
Jennifer Caprio
Lighting Design
Gina Scherr
Sound Design
M.L. Dogg
Production Stage Manager
Donald Fried

Major support for Little Children Dream of God is provided by Jodi and Dan Glucksman.

Roundabout’s work to support new and emerging playwrights and directors, as well as help create and develop new work, is made possible by Katheryn Patterson and Tom Kempner.

New plays are supported by Roundabout Leaders for New Works: Alec Baldwin, Peggy and Mark Ellis, Jodi Glucksman, Sylvia Golden, Caryn and James Magid, K. Myers, Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater, Laura S. Rodgers, Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust, Yolanda R. Turocy, Lori Uddenberg, Deborah and Thomas Wallace and Xerox Foundation.

The empty house of Black Box Theatre. Two chairs are washed in red and yellow light at the front of rows and rows of chairs.

Presented at

Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre

Black Box Theatre

111 West 46th Street, New York, NY

between 6th and 7th Avenues