THE BLACKFACE PROJECT Debuts at Cincinnati Fringe Festival

CFF18_The Blackface Project promoTHE BLACKFACE PROJECT, a new play written by young playwright Isaiah Reaves, is based on the offensively true story of Broadway’s first black star, Bert Williams.

This charged, visceral, thought-provoking piece of African-American theater, directed by J. Farley Norman, will debut at the 15th Annual Cincinnati Fringe Festival on May. 31st!

The production is presented via Norman-Reaves productions in conjunction with the Know Theater. Sponsored by Northern Kentucky University’s Institute of Student Research.

CFF18_The Blackface Project cast

Cast:

  • Isaiah Reaves: Bert Williams
  • Kearston Hawkins-Johnson: Julia ‘Mudda’ Williams
  • Patrick Taft: Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.
  • Lexi Rigsby: Lillian Lorraine
  • Matthew Nassida: Bobby North
  • Geoff Hill: Sambo

The Creative Team:

  • J. Farley Norman: Director
  • Isaiah Reaves: Playwright
  • Mackenzie Boyd: Stage Managment
  • Jacob Miller: Costuming
  • Anna Schwartz: Set/Props Design

THE BLACKFACE PROJECT is performing in Gabriel’s Corner (1425 Sycamore Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202) for the Cincinnati Fringe Festival on

  • May 31, 2018 at 08:30 pm (Thu)
  • Jun 1, 2018 at 08:30 pm (Fri)
  • Jun 3, 2018 at 07:00 pm (Sun)
  • Jun 8, 2018 at 07:00 pm (Fri)
  • Jun 9, 2018 at 02:45 pm (Sat)

Tickets are available at www.cincyfringe.com.

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