ADRAIN WASHINGTON CAST IN "SOUTHERN PROMISES" AT THE FLEA

February 21, 2019

Adrain Washington has been cast in Thomas Bradshaw's Southern Promises. Southern Promises, officially opens March 24th at the Flea Theater. Previews begin March 11th.

 

 

"Provocateur Thomas Bradshaw revisits his incendiary 2008 play Southern Promises in a new production helmed by The Flea’s Artistic Director, Niegel Smith. On his deathbed, a plantation owner vows to set his slaves free, but when his wife rejects the request chaos erupts on the plantation. Based on slave narratives and featuring an all PoC company of actors, Southern Promises is a brilliant examination of the deeply disturbing and utterly corrupting power of  American slavery and its lasting grip on our country’s hearts and institutions.  The Flea ends its Color Brave Season bringing this haunting reality onto the stage of The Sam." -The Flea Theater

 

The production is set to run until mid April.

 

Joining Washington are Adam Coy, Darby Davis, Marcus Jones, Timothy Park, Yvonne Jessica Pruitt, Jahsiah Rivera, Shakur Tolliver, Selamawit Worku, and Brittany Zaken. The entire cast are all resident BATS of The Flea Theater.

 

The limited engagement, directed by Neigel Bradshaw and written by Thomas Bradshaw features Jason Sherwood (Scenic Designer), Claudia Brown (Costume Designer), Jorge Arroyo (Lighting Designer),  Fabian Obispo (Sound Designer), Nikiya Mathis (Hair/Makeup Designer), Arnold Mungioli (Casting Director), Rocio Mendez (Violence/Intimacy Choreographer), Tyler Thomas (Assistant Director), Courtney Kupfershmidt (Assistant Scenic Designer/Properties Master), Ethan Olsen (Assistant Lighting Designer), Keenan Hurley (Assistant Sound Designer) and Anna Kovacs (Stage Manager).

 

The production offers a general, day-of rush when the box office opens. Student discounts are offered with valid I.D. Click here for more information.

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