Dallas Theater Center presents the world premiere of Penny Candy

June 5-July 14

 

Set in Dallas’ own Pleasant Grove, penny candy follows one family as they seek to balance their responsibilities to their community and to one another. Growing up in a candy house sounds like every kid’s dream but for 12-year-old Jon-Jon, helping his father run Paw Paw’s Candy Tree out of their run-down one-bedroom apartment isn’t quite a dream come true. As their neighborhood sees a surge of violence fueled by epidemic drug use and increasing racial tensions, the business begins to fail and danger looms immediately outside Jon-Jon’s front door.

 

 

Wyly Theatre – Studio Theatre

2400 Flora St.

Dallas

Ticket price: $20 – $101