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Funnyhouse of a Negro

Nicole Hodges Persley

Director

Lanette King

as Queen Victoria Regina

Terraye Watson

as Patrice Lumumba

Jabrelle Herbin

as Negro Sarah

Khrystal Coppage

as Duchess of Hapsburg

Lewis Morrow

as Jesus

Timothy Burks

as The Father

Melonnie Walker

Dramaturg

Timmia Hearn

Assistant Dir/Stage Manager

Pere DeRoy

Assistant Stage Manager

Doug Schroeder

Scenography

Dennis Jackson

Sound Designer

Robert Crone

Costumer/Set Dresser

Laura Jacobs

as Mother/Funnyhouse Lady

Collin Fewell

as Raymond/Funnyhouse Man

Adrienne Kennedy’s Funnyhouse of a Negro is an avant-garde one-act drama about a young African American college student named Negro Sarah who desperately wishes that she was white. This captivating one act play explores the psychological trauma of race and identity in America that is amazingly salient today over 50 years after Kennedy’s Obie award for this work.

Funnyhouse of a Negro Cast/Crew

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Funnyhouse of a Negro

Adrienne Kennedy’s Funnyhouse of a Negro is an avant- garde one-act drama about a young African American college student named Negro Sarah who desperately wishes that she was white. This captivating one act play explores the psychological trauma of race and identity in America that is amazingly salient today over 50 years after Kennedy’s Obie award for this work.

Nicole Hodges Persley

Director

Lanette King

as Queen Victoria Regina

Laura Jacobs

as Mother/Funnyhouse Lady

Melonnie Walker

Dramaturg

Lewis Morrow

as Jesus

Timothy Burks

as The Father

Jabrelle Herbin

as Negro Sarah

Khrystal Coppage

as Duchess of Hapsburg

Doug Schroeder

Scenography

Timmia Hearn

Assistant Dir/Stage Manager

Pere DeRoy

Assistant Stage Manager

Dennis Jackson

Sound Designer

Terraye Watson

as Patrice Lumumba

Robert Crone

Costumer/Set Dresser

Collin Fewell

as Raymond/Funnyhouse Man

Funnyhouse of a Negro Cast/Crew

NEWS/ARTICLES FUNNYHOUSE