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
Tilly Grimes

Credits Include: Don Giovanni (Boston Lyric Opera); Family Album (Oregon Shakespeare Festival); Camelot, As You Like It, and Present Laughter (Two River Theater); Steadfast (Barrow Group); The Wildness, Small Mouth Sounds, Eager to Lose, and The Netflix Plays, (Ars Nova); 41-Derful and Motel Cherry (Clubbed Thumb); 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Buck’s County Playhouse); The How and the Why (Trinity Rep); Twelfth Night (Westport Country Playhouse); Caligula (Project Theatre, Dublin). Upcoming: Venus in Fur (Pittsburgh Public Theater). Awards: Balsamo Grant for Emerging Immigrant Artists, Irish Arts Design Award, Irish Times Theatre Award Nomination. Tilly is co-artistic director of the London/Parisian Theatre Company 'SavageCharm'. She received her MFA from NYU Tisch and teaches at Brown University's directing MFA program.