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
Joshua Nelson

JOSHUA E. NELSON (TAMBA) can’t describe how elated he is to make his Wilma debut. His credits are Discovery Theater: What is a HERO?; The Kennedy Center’s TYA: The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg; African Continuum Theater Company: The Legend of Buster Neal; Adventure Theater: Bud, Not Buddy;
The Kennedy Center’s Page2Stage Festival: U.G.L.Y., MFA Playwrighting Festival and Young Directors Festival; Lincoln Theater: Sanctified. Joshua received his BFA from Howard University’s Theater Arts Department and also attended the Philadelphia H.S. for Creative and Performing Arts. He couldn’t thank God, family, friends and community enough for their endless support -- this is for you!