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HARRIET TUBMAN: WHEN I CROSSED THAT LINE TO FREEDOM
MUSIC AND WORDS BY NKEIRU OKOYE

WORLD PREMIERE CHAMBER VERSION
presented by AOP, in association with the Irondale Ensemble Project

February 21 & 27, 2014 | 7:30PM
February 22 | 3PM
March 1 | 7:30PM

Irondale Center, 85 South Oxford St., Brooklyn, NY 11217

CAST

Janinah Burnett
Harriet Tubman
Briana Elyse Hunter
Rachel Ross
Nicole Mitchell
Rittia "Ma" Ross
Clinton Ingram
Ben "Pa" Ross
Damian Norfleet
John Tubman
Patrice P. Eaton
Caroline
Marsha Thompson
Kezziah/Harriet cover*
Ernest Jackson 
Sam Green/Rev. Still
Kyle Guglielmo    
Brodess/Overseer/Pitts
Anthony P. McGlaun 
Robert/Runaway


with
Brandie Sutton, Hannah Fuerst, Tesia Kwarteng, Christiana Little,
Kevin Tucker, Leslie Tay, Ras Dia, Charles D. Carter

*The role of Harriet Tubman was played by Marsha Thompson on March 1. The role of Kezziah was played by Brandie Sutton.

Leslie Dunner  Conductor
Mila Henry Assistant Conductor/Pianist
Lemuel Wade Stage Director
W. Wilson Jones Production Stage Manager
Ken Rothchild Production Designer
Karen Flood Costume Designer
Nick Brown Lighting Designer
Beverlix Jean-Baptiste Assistant Stage Manager

The Harlem Chamber Players
Chala Yancy, violin
Charlene Bishop, violin
Celia Hatton, viola
Lawrence Zoernig, cello
Maurice Belle, double bass

 

 

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