NEW

X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation

Theatre
Name: Theater at St. Clement's Church
Address: 423 W 46th St, New York, NY 10036
Production Details
First performance date: January 14, 2018
Opening date: January 19, 2018
Closing date: February 18, 2018
Links: Official Website


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Production Description
The assassination of Malcolm X—both the story we think we know and illuminating details that have seldom been shared—is brought to vivid, lyrical life in award-winning writer Marcus Gardley’s new play. Bold staging, period-style music and influences from Shakespeare's Julius Caesar come together to illuminate the story of one of America's most complex, compelling historical figures.
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
The Acting Company Producer
  
Marcus Gardley Playwright
Justin Ellington Original Music
  
Ian Belknap Director
  
Byron Easley Choreographer
Laura Hamilton Assistant Choreographer
Orlando Pabotoy Fight Director
  
Lee Savage Set Designer
Candice Donnelly Costume Designer
Mary Louise Geiger Lighting Designer
Justin Ellington Sound Designer
Tom Watson Wig Designer
Christine Goldman Bagwell Prop Design
Chris Thielking Associate Lighting Designer
  
Lindsey Turteltaub Production Stage Manager
Shelley Miles Assistant Stage Manager
  
Elizabeth Smith Vocal Coach

Cast
Actor Role
Jimonn Cole Malcolm X
Harriett D. Foy The Judge / Secretary
Kevis Hillocks Wilbert X
Cedric Mays Muhammad the First / FBI Agent
J.D. Mollison Louis X
Austin Purnell Bailiff / John Ali / FBI Agent
Joshua David Robinson Brother Eugene X / Doc
Roslyn Ruff Betty Shabazz / Secretary
William Sturdivant Elijah Muhammad / Bootblack
Tatiana Wechsler Stenographer / Khadijah / Secretary / Singer
Awards
Award Person / Company Function
1 NOMINATED 2018 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Choreographer Byron Easley Choreographer
2 NOMINATED 2018 Drama League Award, Distinguished Performance Roslyn Ruff Actor