An Octoroon

by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
directed by Joanna Settle
March 16, 2016April 10, 2016

Meet the Artists

Cast

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
ILL DOOTS • Band
Ayo Jackson • Choreographer
Nell Bang-Jensen • Dramaturg/Casting Director
Patreshettarlini Adams • Stage Manager
Ed Swidey

Wilma: An Octoroon, Antigone, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (Barrymore nomination), Hamlet, Under The Whaleback, Curse Of The Starving Class, Our Class, Macbeth. Mark Taper Forum: Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, directed by Phylicia Rashad (LADCC Awards - Best Ensemble, Revival). EgoPo Classic Theater: The Seagull (Barrymore nomination), Death Of A Salesman, GINT!, The Lady From The Sea, Uncle Tom's Cabin, A Dybbuk, Endgame. Other: The Hostage, She Stoops To Conquer (Resident Ensemble Players); Bathtub Moby Dick (Renegade Company); Waiting For Godot (WHAT); IL, CO, TX Shakespeare Festivals. MFA: University Of Delaware. Awards: 2015 Lunt-Fontanne Acting Fellow. www.edswidey.com