JULY 7 - 22, 2018
"whatdoesfreemean?" is the latest work by award-winning human rights playwright Catherine Filloux. It follows the journey of an African-American woman serving a long sentence for a non-violent drug offense. When Mary ends up in solitary confinement, she struggles to maintain her sanity. The play takes the audience into her psychic world. We travel alongside her self-guided intellectual and emotional journey into the nature of freedom, both physical and psychological, as Mary’s external and internal experiences unfold on stage in the present, in memory, and in the fantasies that help her survive.
With James Edward Becton*, Brenda Crawley, Justin Jorrell, Galway McCullough*, Liz Morgan*, and Lisa Strum* as Mary
Directed by Amy S. Green
Scenic and Lighting Design by Phoebe Mauro
Projection and Sound Design by Sadah Espii Proctor
Costume Design by Rashidah Nelson
Fight Choreography by Galway McCullough
Stage Management by Karen Oughtred
General Management by Rebecca Lovett
"whatdoesfreemean?" was developed with the support of Nora's Playhouse. The Nora's Playhouse production of "whatdoesfreemean?" is presented by The Tank. It is an Equity-approved showcase.
*Actors appearing courtesy of Actors' Equity Association
Graphic Design: Veronica Bella
VENUE: The Tank, 312 West 36th Street, 1st floor, NYC