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Pictured (top, l to r): Jalen Gilbert, Shariba Rivers and Brianna Buckley (bottom, l to r) Jerome Beck, Kayla Raelle Holder, Brian Nelson Jr. and Destiny Strothers.
First Floor Theater has announced the cast and production team for the Chicago premiere of Nathan Alan Davis’s DONTRELL, WHO KISSED THE SEA.
Directed by Chika Ike, the production includes company member Shariba Rivers with Brianna Buckley, Jerome Beck, Kayla Raelle Holder, Brian Nelson Jr., Destiny Strothers and Jalen Gilbert.
The production team for DONTRELL, WHO KISSED THE SEA includes Eleanor Kahn (scenic design), Rachel Levy (lighting design), Sarah D. Espinoza (sound design), Samantha Myers (props Design), Bobby Huggins (technical director), Cole von Glahn (production manager) and Kayla Menz (stage manager).
From the press release: Eighteen-year-old Dontrell Jones the Third decides it is his duty and destiny to venture into the Atlantic Ocean in search of an ancestor lost during the Middle Passage, but his family isn’t ready to abandon its prized son to the waters of a mysterious and haunting past.
DONTRELL, WHO KISSED THE SEA runs March 4 – 31, 2018 at The Den Theatre, 1333 N Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. For more information visit firstfloortheater.com.