Samuel J & K

Presented by Gremlin Theatre

The Gremlin Theatre

550 Vandalia Street Annex Building Saint Paul, MN 55114

$28 - $8

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100 minutes

With intermission

Past performances

Friday, July 12 7:30 pm
  • Post-show party
Saturday, July 13 7:30 pm
Sunday, July 14 3:00 pm
Thursday, July 18 7:30 pm
Friday, July 19 7:30 pm
Saturday, July 20 7:30 pm
Sunday, July 21 3:00 pm
Monday, July 22 7:30 pm
Thursday, July 25 7:30 pm
Friday, July 26 7:30 pm
Saturday, July 27 7:30 pm
Sunday, July 28 3:00 pm
Thursday, August 1 7:30 pm
Friday, August 2 7:30 pm
Saturday, August 3 7:30 pm
Sunday, August 4 3:00 pm
Drama Comedy Minnesota premiere

Samuel J & K by Mat Smart directed by Brian Balcom

Featuring Paul LaNave & Wariboko Semenitari

Two brothers from two continents tied together with the same name.

Like a lot of brothers, Samuel J & Samuel K spend a lot of time on the basketball court. After a heated game of 1-on-1 to celebrate Samuel K’s college graduation, Samuel J gives his adopted brother two roundtrip plane tickets to his birth country in Cameroon. But Samuel K has no desire to face a place and a past that abandoned him. As the two leave their home in suburban Chicago, they find themselves on a transformative journey, forced to navigate a foreign culture and the complexities of brotherhood. Samuel J. and K. is a compelling, contemporary story about race, identity, home, and brotherhood.

Brian Balcom Director
Sarah Bauer Stage Manager
Jake Davis Sound Design