An Octoroon

by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
directed by Joanna Settle
March 16, 2016April 10, 2016

Meet the Artists


Aaron Bell • Brer Rabbit/Captain Ratts
Jaylene Clark Owens • Minnie
James Ijames • BJJ
Justin Jain • Assistant/Pete/Paul
Alina John • Grace
Maggie Johnson • Dora
Ed Swidey • Playwright/Wahnotee/LaFouche

Production Team

Matt Saunders • Set Designer
Tilly Grimes • Costume Designer
Thom Weaver • Lighting Designer
Zachary Beattie-Brown • Sound Designer
Ayo Jackson • Choreographer
Nell Bang-Jensen • Dramaturg/Casting Director
Patreshettarlini Adams • Stage Manager
Campbell O’Hare

Wilma: Hothouse Company Member, Zoe in An Octoroon and Avery in Rapture, Blister, Burn (Barrymore Award, Outstanding Supporting Actress). Philadelphia credits: The Whale (Theatre Exile), Equivocation (Arden Theatre Co.), The Radicalisation of Bradley Manning (Inis Nua Theatre Co.), Mauritius (Act II Playhouse), Boyfight, Spookfish, Birdie’s Pit Stop (Fringe Festival). BFA Acting, University of the Arts ’14. Upcoming: Romeo and Juliet (Commonwealth Classic Theatre Co.).  Endless gratitude.