By Danai Gurira
Directed by Cynthia Levin
The Jerome Stage

March 8 – April 2, 2017

Five extraordinary women are brought together by the upheaval of civil war in Liberia. Four are held captive as wives of a rebel commanding officer, while the fifth works to free them in this stirring tale of hope, humor and resilience. This Tony Award-nominated drama comes from playwright Danai Gurira, who plays Michonne on AMC’s “The Walking Dead.”


Helena | Dianne Yvette*
Bessie | Ashley Kennedy
The Girl | Teisha M. Bankston*
Maima | Njeri Mungai
Rita | Amber A. McKinnon*


Director | Cynthia Levin
Stage Manager | Tanya Brown*
Scenic Designer | Em Swenson
Assistant Scenic Designer | Margot Adolphe
Lighting Designer | Nicole Jaja
Assistant Lighting Designer | Shannon Barondeau
Technical Coordinator | Alex Perry

Sound Designer | Jae Shanks
Costume Designer | Leah Mazur
Props Designer | Sarah White
Technical Director | Gregory Chafin
Dialect Coach/Stage Combat | Scott Stackhouse

Dramaturg | Melonnie Walker
Production Assistant | Rita Sobbing
Costume Intern | Elizabeth McManus
Dramaturg Intern | Erdin Schultz-Bever
Sound Board Operator | Amanda Jane Shank
Electrician | Taylor Jene Sullivan
Electrician | Kylor Greene