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
Mikhail Kachman

Mikhail Kachman has designed for The Kennedy Center, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, Signature Theatre, Maryland Opera Studio, Studio Theatre, Opera Lafayette, Milwaukee Shakespeare, Theater J, Shanghai Dramatic Arts Center, Round House Theatre, and Center Stage, among many other companies in the United States and abroad. He is honored to work at the Wilma again after having designed The Convert the year before. Misha is a Company Member at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company in Washington and a recipient of the 2013 Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Set Design. Mr. Kachman is a graduate of the Saint Petersburg Theatre Arts Academy. He serves as Associate Professor of Scene and Costume Design at University of Maryland.