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July 16-18, 23-25 2021

Rated PG-13 for Racial Slurs throughout

Drama

Directed by Kermit Thomas

It is 1936, and Boy Willie arrives in Pittsburgh from the South in a battered truck loaded with watermelons to sell. He has an opportunity to buy some land down home, but he has to come up with the money right quick. He wants to sell an old piano that has been in his family for generations, but he shares ownership with his sister and it sits in her living room. She has already rejected several offers because the antique piano is covered with incredible carvings detailing the family’s rise from slavery. Boy Willie tries to persuade his stubborn sister that the past is past, but she is more formidable than he anticipated.

This project is supported by Quad City Arts, through the Arts Dollars re-granting program, supported by the Illinois Arts Council Agency and the Hubbell-Waterman Foundation.


CAST

DOAKER
Fred Harris Jr.

BOY WILLIE
Dante Turner

LYMON
Ashley Harris

BERNIECE
Alisha Hanes

MARETHA
Kennedi Durant

AVERY
Renaud Haymon

WINING BOY
Antonio Stone

GRACE (July 16-18)
Shawn Bolton

GRACE (July 23-25)
LuAnne Sisk

CREW

DIRECTOR
Kermit Thomas

STAGE MANAGER
Joe Obleton

PRODUCER
Cynthia Taylor

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
Phil Cathoir

LIGHT DESIGNER
Lauren Marquardt

SOUND DESIGNER
Eric Teeter

BOARD OPERATOR
Don Faust

BOARD OPERATOR
Kevin Keck

STAGE CREW
LuAnne Sisk

PUBLICITY PHOTOS
Jesse Mohr

PUBLICITY VIDEO
Hit Your Mark PR

POSTER DESIGN
Katie Newport


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