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Little Rock

Theatre
Name: Sheen Center/Loreto Theater
Address: 18 Bleecker St., New York, NY 10012
Production Details
First performance date: May 30, 2018
Opening date: June 14, 2018
Closing date: September 8, 2018
Links: Official Website
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Production Description
Little Rock tells the riveting true story of the Little Rock Nine, the first black students to attend their city’s formerly segregated central high school. What began as their quest for a better education soon became a national crisis, igniting the passions of a divided country and sparking a historic fight for justice in the Jim Crow South. On the cusp of the Civil Rights Movement, a changing world watched as these nine children from Arkansas battled for their rights with only a book and pencil. At once harrowing and hopeful, LITTLE ROCK brings urgently to life the Nine’s untold personal stories of challenge and resilience, conjuring memories of America not so long ago. From writer and director Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj, this deeply moving play honors the bravery of these young heroes and asks audiences: Would you have had the courage?
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Harvey Butler1 Producer
The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture Produced in Association
  
Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj Playwright
Nikkole Salter Script Consultant
  
Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj Director
Darryl G. Ivey Musical Director
  
Robert Westley Movement
  
Rasean Davonte Johnson Set Designer
Leslie Bernstein Costume Designer
Anshuman Bhatia Lighting Designer
Lindsay Jones Sound Designer
Wendall K. Harrington Projection Designer
Amy Stoller Dialect Designer
  
Giles T. Horne Production Stage Manager

1Credited as Rebel Theatrical Management, LLC.

Cast
Actor Role
Rebekah Brockman Little Rockian #9
Justin Cunningham Little Rockian #5
Brandon Gill Little Rockian #4
Charlie Hudson III Little Rockian #6
Crystal Lucas-Perry Little Rockian #1
Quentin Mare Little Rockian #8
Ashley Robinson Little Rockian #7
Stephanie Umoh Little Rockian #3
Shanice Williams Little Rockian #2
Peter O’Connor Little Rockian #7 / #8 UNDERSTUDY
Damian Jermaine Thompson Little Rockian #4 / #5 / #6 UNDERSTUDY
Kea Trevett Little Rockian #9 UNDERSTUDY
Anita Welch Little Rockian #1 / #2 / #3 UNDERSTUDY