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
Patreshettarlini Adams

Patreshettarlini Adams has been the stage manager at The Wilma Theater since the theater made its home on the Avenue of the Arts in 1996. “Pat” is celebrating lucky season #22 at the fabulous Wilma!  Her career has included 7 seasons as stage manager at the Tony Award winning Crossroads Theatre in New Brunswick, NJ; and, in past years, Pat has worked the National Black Arts Festival in Atlanta, GA and the National Black Theater Festival in Winston-Salem, NC. She has also found herself traveling the world with critically-acclaimed dance company Noche Flamenca!  Most recently, she is using all her free time to spoil her grandsons, Isaiah and Elijah. God Is Good!