Guess who is coming to dinner

By Todd Kreidler
Based on the screenplay Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, by William Rose​

Sierra Rep premiere
April 26-May 19
East Sonora Theatre
Rated PG

A progressive white couple’s proud liberal sensibilities are put to the test when their daughter brings her black fiancé home to meet them. Blindsided by their daughter’s whirlwind romance and fearful for her future, Matt and Christina Drayton quickly come to realize the difference between supporting a mixed-race couple in your newspaper and welcoming one into your family–especially in 1967. But they’re surprised to find they aren’t the only ones with concerns about the match, and it’s not long before a multi-family clash of racial and generational difference sweeps across the Draytons’ idyllic San Francisco terrace.

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