Photos: Ebony Repertory Theatre Presents Zora Howard's STEW

STEW tells a captivating, funny, and intimate story about the relationship between mothers, daughters and the realities that bind them together.

By: Mar. 08, 2024
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Ebony Repertory Theatre will present 2021 Pulitzer Prize Finalist Zora Howard’s STEW as its first production of 2024. See photos of the production.

Jade King Carroll (McCarter Theatre’s Intimate Apparel and The Piano Lesson, Portland Stage’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom) directs this equally funny and heartbreaking play. This limited engagement opens tomorrow (March 9, 2024) and runs through March 24, with the press opening on Saturday, March 9. STEW will play at Ebony Repertory Theatre’s home, the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center (4718 West Washington Boulevard) in Los Angeles. Tickets are available at www.ebonyrep.org, or phone 323-964-9766.  

STEW tells a captivating, funny, and intimate story about the relationship between mothers, daughters and the realities that bind them together.

STEW features iesha m. daniels (Rogue Machine Theatre’s can i touch it?, Arena Stage’s Waiting Room) as Lil Mama, Greta Oglesby (Guthrie Theatre’s Into The Woods, Penumbra Theatre’s The Piano Lesson) as Mama, Roslyn Ruff (Broadway’s Skin of our Teeth and Fences) as Lillian, and Nedra Snipes (North Coast Repertory Theatre’s Intimate Apparel, Geffen Playhouse’s The First Deep Breath) as Nelly. 

In addition to Carroll, the creative team for STEW includes scenic designer Mike Billings, costume designer Karen Perry, lighting designers Tom and Donna Ruzika, sound designer Lindsay Jones, prop designer Aaron Lyons, casting is by Michael Donovan, CSA and Richard Ferris, CSA, and production stage manager Pat Loeb.

STEW was conceived by Zora Howard and marked her debut as a playwright. The production premiered off-Broadway at Walkerspace in January 2020. Howard was a 2021 Pulitzer Prize Finalist for STEW.

STEW runs through March 24, 2024, with the opening on Saturday, March 9 at 8:00 p.m. Performances are held at The Nate Holden Performing Arts Center, 4718 West Washington Boulevard in Los Angeles. The schedule is Friday at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.; and Sunday at 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Note: There are two preview performances on Thursday, March 7 and Friday, March 8 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets range from $35.00 - $55.00 and are available online at www.ebonyrep.org or by phone at 323-964-9766. Groups of 10 or more are available via email at groups@ebonyrep.org or 323-964-9766. 

Photo Credit: Craig Schwartz Photography

Photos: Ebony Repertory Theatre Presents Zora Howard's STEW
iesha m. daniels and Greta Oglesby.

Photos: Ebony Repertory Theatre Presents Zora Howard's STEW
Greta Oglesby, iesha m. daniels, Roslyn Ruff, and Nedra Snipes.

Photos: Ebony Repertory Theatre Presents Zora Howard's STEW
Nedra Snipes, Roslyn Ruff, and Greta Oglesby

Photos: Ebony Repertory Theatre Presents Zora Howard's STEW
iesha m. daniels, Nedra Snipes, Greta Oglesby, and Roslyn Ruff

Photos: Ebony Repertory Theatre Presents Zora Howard's STEW
Roslyn Ruff and Greta Oglesby

Photos: Ebony Repertory Theatre Presents Zora Howard's STEW
From top Greta Oglesby and Nedra Snipes

Photos: Ebony Repertory Theatre Presents Zora Howard's STEW
iesha m. daniels, Roslyn Ruff, Greta Oglesby, and Nedra Snipes




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