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
Maggie Johnson

Wilma debut. Recently appeared as Mary Tilford in EgoPo Classic Theatre’s production A Children’s Hour. Other credits include Sally in Cat in the Hat (Arden Theatre Co.), Bitter Homes and Gardens (Bearded Ladies Cabaret), Factory Girls (11th Hour Theatre Co.), and The Secret Garden (11th Hour Theatre Co.). TV: “HBO’s Masterclass Series with Patti Lupone.” Training: BFA musical Theatre from the University of the Arts. She is a 2011 YoungArts Finalist and Silver Winner in Theatre. To Ada and the farm.