Echoes of Octavia by Michelle T. Johnson
A family business about to take off. A chance of a lifetime far away from family. To pick one is to close the door on the other. But these are the choices faced by Zora Anderson as emotional ghosts tug her in different directions forcing her to choose between loyalty and independence.
The Cast of "Echoes of Octavia":
Aishah Harvey as Zora
Granville T. O'Neal as Roscoe
Sherri Roulette-Mosley as Nelly
Petey McGee as Milo
Alisha Espinosa as Jessie
and Donovan McClendon as Professor Lane
Directed by Harvey Williams
Michelle T. Johnson, Playwright - As a playwright, Johnson has had plays produced in the Barn Players of Mission, Kansas' "2011 Six By Ten Festival," the 2012 Kansas City Fringe Festival and by Potluck Productions in 2012. She was selected as a featured playwright in the Unicorn Theater's Writer Showcase in February 2013, as a participant in the 2013 Project Playwright 2.0 competition and had her micro-play read at the 2013 World Theater Day celebration held by Mind The Gap Theater in New York City. She has had her plays picked and produced for playwriting festivals in Houston, Texas and Medford, Connecticut. Johnson's play Wiccans in the 'Hood was selected for and produced in the "Midwinter Madness Short Play Festival" in New York City in February 2013 and the play was the sixth best-attended show in the 2013 Kansas City Fringe Festival. Her play The Negro Whisperer was in the New Work Series Festival in New York City in October 2013. Also this year, her plays Trading Places and Wiccans in the 'Hood have been produced by Brainspunk Theater of Philadelphia with Trading Races: From Rodney King and Paula Deen being nominated for three awards in the NYC Planet Connections Theater Festival. BrainSpunk Theater has made Johnson their 2015 Playwright-in-Residence and her play Final Arrangements will have its World Premiere in May 2015.
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3051 Central in Penn Valley Park
Kansas City, MO 64108
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