Jane Kaczmarek, E. Faye Butler, and Eugene Lee lead the cast of Baltimore Center Stage's world premiere of R. Eric Thomas' The Folks at Home beginning March 17 and continuing through April 10. Performances April 6-10 will also be simulcast.
Set in South Baltimore, the play offers a contemporary take on the golden age of family sitcoms, centering on Roger and Brandon, an interracial couple facing financial difficulties and a haunted attic.
The production is helmed by Obie winner Stevie Walker-Webb, with a cast that also includes Alexis Bronkovic as Brittany Littlefield and Alice, Brandon E. Burton as Roger Harrison, and Christopher Sears as Brandon Littlefield Harrison. Butler stars as Pamela Harrison, Lee as Vernon Harrison, and Kaczmarek as Maureen Littlefield.
“I could not be happier to have such a powerhouse community of artists in the room for The Folks at Home,” Baltimore Center Stage Artistic Director Stephanie Ybarra said in an earlier statement. “Their work has been featured on stages across the country, on screens big and small, and now right here in Baltimore. The fact that they're coming together to breathe life into this brand-new play by a Baltimore writer exemplifies the best of what we do at Baltimore Center Stage.”
Walker-Webb leads a creative team that comprises scenic designer Simean Carpenter, costume designer Harry Nadal, lighting designer Sherrice Mojgani, sound designer Frederick Kennedy, stage manager Erin McCoy, and assistant stage manager Avery James Evans. Casting is by JZ Casting.
For more information, visit CenterStage.org.
Take a look at the production photos below.