The Convert

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company's THE CONVERT
by Danai Gurira
directed by Michael John Garcés
October 9, 2013November 10, 2013

Meet the Artists


Nancy Moricette • Ester
Starla Benford • Mai Tamba
Irungu Mutu • Chilford
Zainab Jah • Prudence
Lance Coadie Williams • Chancellor
Steven Wright • Uncle
Joshua Nelson • Tamba

Production Team

Danai Gurira • Playwright
Michael John Garcés • Director
Mikhail Kachman • Set Designer
Helen Q. Huang • Costume Designer
Colin K. Bills • Lighting Designer
Ryan Rumery • Sound Designer
Lance Coadie Williams

LANCE COADIE WILLIAMS (CHANCELLOR) is excited to be returning to The Wilma Theater after performing in last season production of Robert O’Hara’s
Bootycandy. His Theatre Credits  include Woolly Mammoth Theatre: Bootycandy; Studio Theatre: Sucker Punch, Marcus or the Secret of Sweet; The Shakespeare Theatre Company: Oedipus Plays (Athens, Greece tour); Roundabout Theatre: Fences; Repstage/Everyman Theatre: The Children’s Hour (2005 Greater Baltimore Award for Best Actor); Everyman Theatre: My Children! My Africa!, Blues for an Alabama Sky, Fences; Baltimore Shakespeare Festival: title role of Hamlet; Berkshire Theatre Festival: Love’s Fire, Shoot the Piano player; and HBO’s The Wire. Lance received his BFA from Purchase College Conservatory of Theatre Arts and Film and is also a graduate of the Baltimore School for the Arts.