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Playwright:Jeff Augustin


Little Children Dream of God

Risking it all to ensure a better life for her unborn son, Sula travels from Haiti to Miami floating on a car tire. In Miami, she becomes a nanny for a wealthy Haitian-American woman, and the object of desire for a young Haitian-American man struggling to preserve his father's legacy. As Sula struggles to make a life for herself in America, she comes face to face with ghosts from her past. Will she be able to forge a new beginning for herself and her son or will Sula be held captive to the demons that haunt her? Set in a 21st century Miami of immigrants old and new, Little Children Dream of God is the story of a community and its inhabitants as they struggle to realize their dreams and make peace with who they are and where they came from.

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Jeff Augustin (Playwright) is a second year MFA playwright candidate. His play Cry Old Kingdom is receiving its world premiere at the 2013 Humana Festival of New American Plays. Jeff's play The Imaginary Life of Millo St. Jean was developed and produced by Snapdragon in New York. He is the winner of the 2011 Lorraine Hansberry Playwriting Award and was the 2012 John F. Kennedy Center Playwright Observer at the Sundance Theatre Lab. Jeff graduated from Boston College with a BA in Theatre Arts. He is a member of the Dramatists Guild.

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