New Light Theater Project has announced the cast and creative team for the previously announced production of Erin E. Adams' Ink'dWell at Off-Broadway's 59E59 Theaters. Previews begin September 29 in Theater C ahead of the show's October 5 opening night October 5. Performances are scheduled through October 16.
Starring in the cast are Starr Kirkland (Black Feminist Video Game) as Ember, Tai Leshaun (Thunder Force) as Nia, Britney Nicole Simpson (Penelope or How the Odyssey Was Really Written) as Kendra, Cherene Snow (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof) as Maya, and Landon G. Woodson (B-Boy Blues) as Isaac.
The creative team, led by director Tabatha Gayle (Tragic Fragments), will feature scenic and projection designer Anna Kiraly, choreographer Louis DeVaughn Nelson, costume designer Daricel Calcano, lighting designer Annie Wiegand, sound designer Isaiah Howell, and ASL interpretation by Emily Hart and Mark Weissglass. Madeleine Blossom will serve as production stage manager.
Set in Martha's Vineyard, Kendra returns to her childhood home following the tragic accidental death of her brother. As she searches for answers, a ghost story from Kendra's childhood resurfaces, leaving Kendra to navigate her grief, her relationship with her family, and the truth of what happened to her brother.
The play kicks off New Light Theater Project’s 2022 New Light New Voices Fall Festival. The theatre company is a co-op resident at 59E59 Theaters.
For tickets and more information, visit 59E59.org.