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In the Red and Brown Water

  • by Tarell Alvin Mccraney
  • directed by Marc David Pinate
  • Present Day San Pere, Louisiana. In the Red and Brown Water is the story of Oya, an African-American teenager named for the Yoruba warrior-spirit of the wind. Oya is an up-and-coming star athlete, but postpones a university track scholarship in order to take care for her ailing mother. Written by award-winning playwright and Theatre School alumnus Tarell Alvin McCraney, Oya's story of womanhood and life unfolds in a dreamscape of street talk and poetry.
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  • November 02, 2012 - November 11, 2012
  • Previews : 10/31 & 11/1
  • (312) 922-1999
  • The cast features
    Matthew Browning (O Li Room/Man from State), Adrienne Jones (Nia), Kiandra Layne (Oya), James Lewis (Elegba), Gregory Marlow (Ogun), Tiffany Oglesby (Aunt Elegua), Kelly Erin Sloan (Mama Moja/The Woman Who Reminds You), Tiffany Tenille (Shun), Nathan Streifel (Egungun), and Justin Wilson (Shango).
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    The production team includes:  scenic design by Ingrid Larson, 
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    replacement text sound design by Rachel Regandramaturgy by Laura Routhstage management by Abbie Betts