SPECIAL ANNOUCMENTS

Sunset Baby

PLAYWRIGHT

DOMINIQUE MORISSEAU

DIRECTOR

AMANDA WASHINGTON

SEPTEMBER 24 – OCTOBER 16, 2022

A crackling play from MacArthur Genius Grant recipient Dominique Morisseau, one of the most acclaimed playwrights in America today.

SYNOPSIS

When Black Liberation activist Kenyatta Shakur comes back to the world after prison, he finds himself widowed and alone. His fraught reunion with his daughter Nina only intensifies when she refuses to release to him letters from his late wife that are both personally and historically significant. In the familial tug-of-war that ensues, Kenyatta and Nina must find a way to confront their shared history. A crackling play from MacArthur Genius Grant recipient Dominique Morisseau, one of the most acclaimed playwrights in America today. 

“ABSORBING FROM BEGINNING TO END.”

– PittSBURGH CITY PAPER

“A DYNAMIC TALE OF FAMILY, LOVE AND LOSS.”

– Pittsburgh post-gazette

“Morisseau knows the cops for getting under our skins. ”

– New York Times

Cast & Creative Team

Jennifer Alice Acker

Director

BRIAN ASHTON SMITH

PETER

ALEXANDRA FICKEN

LYDIA

ROB CLEVELAND

COACH

GREG LLOYD

RAY UNDERSTUDY

COREY J. FINLEY

PETER UNDERSTUDY

ABBEY KINCHELOE

LYDIA UNDERSTUDY

JESSE SMITH

COACH UNDERSTUDY

PLAYWRIGHT

DOMINIQUE MORISSEAU

DIRECTOR

AMANDA WASHINGTON

MUSIC DIRECTOR

ASHLEY PRICE

CASTING DIRECTOR

JUSTIN KALIN

DIRECTOR

FREDDIE ASHLEY

COSTUME DESIGNER

NYROBI MOSS

FIGHT CHOREOGRAPHER

KRISTEN STORLA

CASTING ASSOCIATE

JUSTIN KALIN

SCENIC DESIGNER

SEAMUS M. BOURNE

SOUND DESIGNER

MIKAELA FRASER

MASTER ELECTRICIAN

​D. CONNOR MCVEY

STAGE MANAGER

EMMA PALMER MCVEY

ASSISTANT SOUND DESIGNER

KATE HOANG

RUNNING TIME

TBA

CONTENT ADVISORY

Contains adult situations.

SEATING

This production has open seating

PERFORMANCES

SEPT. 22 - OCT. 16, 2022

Previews

Sept. 22 and 23, 2022

Opening Night

Sept. 24, 2022

Performances

Sept. 24 – Oct. 16, 2022
Wednesdays – Saturdays at 8 pm
Sundays at 2 pm

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