The Off-Broadway production of Erin E. Adams' Ink'dWell opens October 5 in 59E59's Theater C. Previews began September 29 for the 59E59 Theaters and New Light Theater Project co-production, which plays through October 16.
Britney Nicole Simpson (Penelope or How the Odyssey Was Really Written) stars as Kendra, who returns to her childhood home in Martha's Vineyard after the tragic death of her brother. As she searches for answers, a ghost story from Kendra's childhood resurfaces, leaving Kendra to navigate her grief, her relationship with her family, and the truth of what happened to her brother.
Simpson is joined in the cast by Starr Kirkland (Black Feminist Video Game) as Ember, Tai Leshaun (Thunder Force) as Nia, Cherene Snow (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof) as Maya, and Landon G. Woodson (B-Boy Blues) as Isaac.
Director Tabatha Gayle (Tragic Fragments) helms the creative team which is comprised of scenic and projection designer Anna Kiraly, choreographer Louis DeVaughn Nelson, costume designer Daricel Calcano, lighting designer Annie Wiegand, sound designer Isaiah Howell, and ASL interpretation by Emily Hart and Mark Weissglass. Madeleine Blossom serves as production stage manager.
The play kicks off New Light Theater Project’s 2022 New Light New Voices Fall Festival. The theatre company is a co-op resident at 59E59 Theaters.
For tickets and more information, visit 59E59.org.