MetroStage Producing Artistic Director Carolyn Griffin, Nancy Pelosi, Dick Gregory, Lillian Gregory and Ayanna Gregory at Thursday’s performance of “Daughter of the Struggle.” (Chris Banks)


Nancy Pelosi taking in a one-woman show at MetroStage in Alexandria Thursday night. The House Democratic Leader attended a performance of “Daughter of the Struggle,” a play by Ayanna Gregory. Dad Dick Gregory, mom Lillian and several of siblings (in town for a wedding) showed up at the converted lumber warehouse to see Ayanna’s autobiographical story of growing up with her activist father. Pelosi stayed for the post-performance panel with the Gregory’s, then posed for pictures.

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