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
Aaron Bell

Aaron Bell is thrilled to transition from the The University of the Arts Musical Theatre Class of 2015 to the Wilma! Regional: Hands Up (Flashpoint), Bitter Homes and Gardens (Bearded Ladies Cabaret), We Are Proud to Present (Philly Fringe), One Minute Play Festival (InterAct), The Most Spectacularly Lamentable Trial of Miz Martha Washington (Flashpoint). Proud EMC and IATSE member. Love to my family and friends!