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Photos! A Sneak Peek at ‘The Good Negro’

Posted By Nicholas Peterson On December 20, 2009 @ 3:06 am In Photo Galleries | No Comments

Before there was change, there was Birmingham. When Claudette Sullivan is beaten and arrested for taking her little girl into the “white only” restroom at a department store, she finds herself at the heart of the 1960’s American Civil Rights Movement. Tensions build in the increasingly hostile South as a trio of emerging black leaders attempts to conquer their individual demons amid death threats from the Ku Klux Klan and wiretaps by the FBI. Though the details and characters may be fictionalized, these personal stories are inspired by political upheavals and the historical record, revealing the human frailties behind the historic headlines.

The Good Negro
Written by Tracey Scott Wilson
Directed by Summer L. Williams

January 15 – February 6, 2010

Boston Center for the Arts
Plaza Theatre
539 Tremont Street
South End, Boston, MA

Cast
Jonathan L. Dent as James
Cedric Lilly as Rutherford
Jeff Mahoney as Steve
Greg Maraio as Rowe
Marvelyn McFarlane as Claudette
James Milord as Pelzie
Cliff Odle as Henry
Jonathan Overby as Paul
Kris Sidberry as Corrine

Production Staff
Director: Summer L. Williams
Stage Manager: Alycia Marucci
Assistant Director: Robyn Jones
Assistant to the Director: Sabrina Sydnor
Set Designer: Cristina Todesco
Sound and Projections Designer: Jason E. Weber
Lighting Designer: Jarrod Bray
Costume Designer: Miranda Giurleo
Assistant Stage Manager: Peter Kinsella
Assistant Stage Manager: Dustin Bell
Dramaturg: Heidi Nelson
Production Assistant: Hannah McCarthy
Master Electrician: Lauren Glover

Photos courtesy of Company One (website [1] | profile [2] | tag archive [3]).

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