Welcome To Braggsville

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Welcome to Braggsville by T. Geronimo Johnson
Adapted by Josh Aaseng and Daemond Arrindell
Directed by Josh Aaseng
June 7—July 2, 2017

When good ol’ boy D’aron Davenport lets it slip that his hometown in Georgia hosts an annual Civil War reenactment, his new friends at UC Berkeley plan to stage a protest in the form of a “performative intervention.” Armed with youthful exuberance and misguided ideas of the South, the intervention goes badly awry. With a sincere heart, Welcome to Braggsville intimately explores how all Americans are linked to — and culpable in — the country’s racial injustices.

Naa Akua as Poet/Ensemble
Sylvie Davidson* as Candice
Rebecca Davis as Mrs. Brooks/Ensemble
Brace Evans as Otis/Ensemble
Doug Graham as Quint/Ensemble
Justin Huertas* as Louis
Andrew McGinn* as Sheriff/Ensemble
Olivia Martin** as LeeAnn/Ensemble
Chris Mayse as Mr. Davenport/Ensemble
Mia Morris as Mrs. Davenport/Ensemble
Drew Starmer** as Jo-Jo/Ensemble
Zack Summers as D’aron
Jazmyne Waters** as Student/Ensemble
and Dimitri Woods* as Charlie

The design team is led by Scenic Designer Pete Rush with lighting design by Andrew D. Smith, costume design by Candace Frank, and sound design by Matt Starritt.

Pay-What-You-Will: Wed, June 7
Previews: Thursday, June 8 and Friday, June 9
Opening Night: Saturday, June 10
Closing: Sunday, July 2

Wednesday-Saturday—7:30pm (Matinées on Jun 14, Jun 17, Jun 24, and Jul 1)
Sundays – 2:00pm

TPS/AEA: Theatre Puget Sound (TPS) and Actors’ Equity Association (AEA) tickets are available to members for $20, and may be purchased on the day of the show as available at the Box Office window. You must show a valid TPS or AEA card to receive the discounted rate. Subject to availability.

STUDENTS: $15 tickets available to students. Must show valid ID at door.

RUSH: Best available seats one half-hour before curtain for $10 (cash only, please.)

The show runs approx. 2 hours and 30 minutes including one intermission. Mature content including strong language, racial slurs, some violence, and potentially triggering situations.

*AEA **Intern
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By: Book-It Repertory Theatre