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
Alina John

Alina is a singer/songwriter and graduate of the University of the Arts, is thrilled to be making her debut at the Wilma Theater!  Recent credits include: Kiss of a Spiderwoman (11th Hour Theater), Dreamgirls (Milwaukee Rep.), Field Hockey Hot (11th Hour Theater), The Me Nobody Knows (Industrial Reading with Choreo. Taye Diggs & Director Stafford Arima). Special thanks to all my supportive family and friends!