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CAST:

Ensemble                                     Porsha Bell
Big Ass Wille Smalls            Dameion Brown
Ensemble                      Charlotte Christien
Princess Parquette                Jamella Cross
Marcus                                    Michael Curry
Irma/Ensemble                     Kimba Daniels
Oscar                                   Berwick Haynes
Norma                          Champagne Hughes
Father Michael                 Anthone Jackson
Darlene                                Elizabeth Jones
Ensemble                     Njeri Kamau-Devers
Viola/Tanisha                              Halili Knox*
Ensemble                                  Kahlil Leneus
Ensemble                             Alicia McCauley
Ensemble                                William Oliver
Ensemble                             Brittany Simms
Precious Parquette                  Rahel Zeleke

*Members of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers

Dance of the Holy Ghosts

West Coast Premiere

March 16–31, 2018

 by Marcus Gardley                                     directed by Michael Socrates Moran

"Wonderfully resonant!"
San Jose Mercury News

"Powerful, haunting, lyrical"
Theatrius

"Refreshing, vivid... encompasses the hopes and dreams of what it means to be human"
Spinning Platters

An audience favorite during its development, this gospel-music-infused production follows the life and legacy of Oscar and his grandson Marcus in the format of a memorial service.

Familiar, funny and profound, this mosaic of music and memory explores the details that holds a family together.

PERFORMANCES:

March 16 - 31                                                  Fri & Sat Evenings: 8pm                      Sunday, 3/18: 7pm                                        Sunday, 3/25: 2pm

Tickets: 
$15–45 online
ay-what-you-can at the door

Venue:
Oakland Peace Center                 
111 Fairmount Avenue                                    Oakland, CA 94611

 

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