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INSURRECTION: HOLDING HISTORY, directed by Wardell Julius Clark, opened at Stage Left Theatre on January 11th and runs through February 11th. The play, by Robert O'Hara, tells the story of a young African-American man who trying to complete his grad school thesis on Nat Turner's Slave Rebellion. Aided by his great-great grandfather, he travels back in time to meet Nat in person.

The play features the talents of Nathaniel Andrew, Breon Arzell, Ayanna Bria Bakkari, Sam Boeck, Sydney Charles, Anna Dauzvardis, Christopher W. Jones, Ian Martin, and Shariba Rivers in the cast, and Adia Alli, Marcus D. Moore, Jazzma Pryor, Sam Woodhull as understudies.

The production team includes JC Widman (Stage Manager), Matt Super (Production Manager), Kathy Arfken (Scenic Designer), Kaili Story (Lighting Designer), Uriel Gomez (Costume Designer), Matthew Bonham Lockdall (Sound Designer), Breon Arzell (Movement Consultant), Brian Plocharczyk (Violence Design), Rachel Flesher (Intimacy Design), Bobby Huggins (Technical Director), Jared Bellot (Dramaturg), Kanomé Jones (Assistant Director), Martina Scofano (Assistant Stage Manager), Sami Rivera (Assistant Lighting Designer), and Tony Churchill (Logo Design).

Watch the video to see clips from INSURRECTION: HOLDING HISTORY, and to hear the cast and director Wardell Julius Clark talk about the show!

Photo Courtesy of Stage Left Theatre.

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