An Afro-surrealist play about 3 generations of Black women living through the Flint water crisis.
The highly-anticipated premiere of Cullud Wattah, written by 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize winner Erika Dickerson-Despenza and directed by by Lilly Award winner Candis C. Jones, returns to The Public. The play follows the devastating impacts of the Flint water crisis on three generations of Black women. As lead seeps into their home and their bodies, corrosive memories and secrets rise among them. Will this family ever be able to filter out the truth?