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Photos: Dule Hill, Suzanne Cryer and More Celebrate GOOD GRIEF's Opening Night at the Douglas

The world premiere of Ngozi Anyanwu's new play "Good Grief" opened at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre on Sunday, March 5 at 6:30 p.m. Directed by Patricia McGregor, Anyanwu also performs in "Good Grief," which runs through March 26, 2017. This is the first of Anyanwu's plays to receive a full professional production. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities below!

The cast features, in alphabetical order, Dayo Ade, Wade Allain-Marcus, Ngozi Anyanwu, Marcus Henderson, Omozé Idehenre, Carla Renata and Mark Jude Sullivan. Scenic design is by Stephanie Kerley Schwartz, costume design is by Karen Perry, lighting design is by Pablo Santiago, sound design is by Adam Phalen and Kathryn Bostic is composer. Casting is by Meg Fister, Joy Meads is the dramaturg and Anne L. Hitt is the production stage manager.

"Good Grief" follows Nkechi (played by Anyanwu), a good Nigerian-American girl frozen in her own coming-of-age story. When tragedy strikes on an unplanned break from college, she retreats into her childhood home and reexamines the many steps she's taken on the way to adulthood, from first crush, to missed connections, to the struggles of being a first-generation girl blending in to her suburban Pennsylvania reality.

For tickets and more information, visit www.CenterTheatreGroup.org. The Kirk Douglas Theatre is located at 9820 Washington Blvd. in Culver City, CA 90232.

Photo Credit: Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging

high res photos Photos: Dule Hill, Suzanne Cryer and More Celebrate GOOD GRIEF's Opening Night at the Douglas
Cast members Marcus Henderson, Dayo Ade, Carla Renata, cast member/playwright Ngozi Anyanwu and cast members Omoze Idehenre, Mark Jude Sullivan and Wade Allain-Marcus Photos: Dule Hill, Suzanne Cryer and More Celebrate GOOD GRIEF's Opening Night at the Douglas
Cast members Marcus Henderson, Dayo Ade, Carla Renata, director Patricia McGregor, cast member/playwright Ngozi Anyanwu and cast members Ooze Idehenre, Mark Jude Sullivan and Wade Allain-Marcus Photos: Dule Hill, Suzanne Cryer and More Celebrate GOOD GRIEF's Opening Night at the Douglas
Cast member Wade Allain-Marcus and cast member/playwright Ngozi Anyanwu Photos: Dule Hill, Suzanne Cryer and More Celebrate GOOD GRIEF's Opening Night at the Douglas
Cast member Wade Allain-Marcus and cast member/playwright Ngozi Anyanwu Photos: Dule Hill, Suzanne Cryer and More Celebrate GOOD GRIEF's Opening Night at the Douglas
Cast member Wade Allain-Marcus and cast member/playwright Ngozi Anyanwu Photos: Dule Hill, Suzanne Cryer and More Celebrate GOOD GRIEF's Opening Night at the Douglas
Actor Dule Hill and cast member Dayo Ade Photos: Dule Hill, Suzanne Cryer and More Celebrate GOOD GRIEF's Opening Night at the Douglas
From left, Freedome Bradley-Ballentine, director Patricia McGregor and actor Dulé Hill pose during the party for the opening night performance of "Good Grief" at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre on Sunday, March 5, 2017, in Culver City, California. (Photo by Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging) Photos: Dule Hill, Suzanne Cryer and More Celebrate GOOD GRIEF's Opening Night at the Douglas Photos: Dule Hill, Suzanne Cryer and More Celebrate GOOD GRIEF's Opening Night at the Douglas
Actor Dule Hill and cast member Dayo Ade Photos: Dule Hill, Suzanne Cryer and More Celebrate GOOD GRIEF's Opening Night at the Douglas
Cast members Wade Allain-Marcus and Carla Renata Photos: Dule Hill, Suzanne Cryer and More Celebrate GOOD GRIEF's Opening Night at the Douglas
Cast member Wade Allain-Marcus and actor Yvonne Orji Photos: Dule Hill, Suzanne Cryer and More Celebrate GOOD GRIEF's Opening Night at the Douglas
From left, cast members Marcus Henderson, Wade Allain-Marcus, Dayo Ade and Mark Jude Sullivan pose during the party for the opening night performance of "Good Grief" at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre on Sunday, March 5, 2017, in Culver City, California. (Photo by Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging) Photos: Dule Hill, Suzanne Cryer and More Celebrate GOOD GRIEF's Opening Night at the Douglas
From left, cast members Marcus Henderson, Wade Allain-Marcus, Dayo Ade and Mark Jude Sullivan pose during the party for the opening night performance of "Good Grief" at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre on Sunday, March 5, 2017, in Culver City, California. (Photo by Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging) Photos: Dule Hill, Suzanne Cryer and More Celebrate GOOD GRIEF's Opening Night at the Douglas
From left, cast members Marcus Henderson, Wade Allain-Marcus, Center Theatre Group Associate Producer Lindsay Allbaugh and cast members Dayo Ade and Mark Jude Sullivan pose during the party for the opening night performance of "Good Grief" at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre on Sunday, March 5, 2017, in Culver City, California. (Photo by Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging) Photos: Dule Hill, Suzanne Cryer and More Celebrate GOOD GRIEF's Opening Night at the Douglas
Omoze Idehenre Photos: Dule Hill, Suzanne Cryer and More Celebrate GOOD GRIEF's Opening Night at the Douglas
Cast member/playwright Ngozi Anyanwu and cast member Mark Jude Sullivan Photos: Dule Hill, Suzanne Cryer and More Celebrate GOOD GRIEF's Opening Night at the Douglas
Cast member/playwright Ngozi Anyanwu and actor Yvonne Orji Photos: Dule Hill, Suzanne Cryer and More Celebrate GOOD GRIEF's Opening Night at the Douglas
Cast member/playwright Ngozi Anyanwu and cast member Omoze Idehenr Photos: Dule Hill, Suzanne Cryer and More Celebrate GOOD GRIEF's Opening Night at the Douglas
Director Patricia McGregor and Center Theatre Group Associate Producer Lindsay Allbaugh Photos: Dule Hill, Suzanne Cryer and More Celebrate GOOD GRIEF's Opening Night at the Douglas
Dule Hill Photos: Dule Hill, Suzanne Cryer and More Celebrate GOOD GRIEF's Opening Night at the Douglas
Actors Dule Hill, Amanda Seales, DeWanda Wise and Alano Miller Photos: Dule Hill, Suzanne Cryer and More Celebrate GOOD GRIEF's Opening Night at the Douglas
Actor Yvonne Orji Photos: Dule Hill, Suzanne Cryer and More Celebrate GOOD GRIEF's Opening Night at the Douglas
Actor Yvonne Orji Photos: Dule Hill, Suzanne Cryer and More Celebrate GOOD GRIEF's Opening Night at the Douglas
Actor Jillian Clare Photos: Dule Hill, Suzanne Cryer and More Celebrate GOOD GRIEF's Opening Night at the Douglas
Actor Jillian Clare Photos: Dule Hill, Suzanne Cryer and More Celebrate GOOD GRIEF's Opening Night at the Douglas
Actors Michael-Leon Wooley and Deborah S. Craig Photos: Dule Hill, Suzanne Cryer and More Celebrate GOOD GRIEF's Opening Night at the Douglas
Actors Michael-Leon Wooley and Deborah S. Craig Photos: Dule Hill, Suzanne Cryer and More Celebrate GOOD GRIEF's Opening Night at the Douglas
Actor Suzanne Cryer Photos: Dule Hill, Suzanne Cryer and More Celebrate GOOD GRIEF's Opening Night at the Douglas
Actor Suzanne Cryer Photos: Dule Hill, Suzanne Cryer and More Celebrate GOOD GRIEF's Opening Night at the Douglas
Actor Kirk Stambler Photos: Dule Hill, Suzanne Cryer and More Celebrate GOOD GRIEF's Opening Night at the Douglas
Actors Dominic Hoffman and Roger Guenveur Smith Photos: Dule Hill, Suzanne Cryer and More Celebrate GOOD GRIEF's Opening Night at the Douglas
Actor Lucy DeVito Photos: Dule Hill, Suzanne Cryer and More Celebrate GOOD GRIEF's Opening Night at the Douglas
Actor Lucy DeVito Photos: Dule Hill, Suzanne Cryer and More Celebrate GOOD GRIEF's Opening Night at the Douglas
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