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Pearl Theater Presents Miss Evers Boys
February 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Miss Evers Boys is a fictionalized account of the Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male that took place in Macon County, Alabama. From 1932 to 1972, hundreds of poor black men suffering from ‘bad blood’ were given mercury and arsenic, a treatment that worked if it didn’t kill the patient, until funding ran out. The diligent Nurse Evers is faced with a difficult decision: to tell the men that they are no longer being treated, or follow the lead of her superiors and the tenets of the nursing profession. This riveting drama explores still-relevant topics such as medical ethics, prejudice, misogyny, classism, black, white and the areas in between.
Tickets: Adults $16, Seniors & Students $14
Miss Evers performances will run:
Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m.
Sundays at 3:00 p.m.
Buy One Get One Free Thursday February 22 at 7:30 p.m.
PAY WHAT YOU CAN NIGHT Tuesday February 27 at 7:30 p.m.
The Pearl Theater is located at 14803 Park Almeda Dr. Houston, TX 77047. Tickets are now on sale at www.Pearl-Theater.com.
For more information, call 832-459-4674