BLKS

Theatre
Name: The Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space/ The Newman Mills Theater
Address: 515 West 52nd Street, New York, NY 10019
Production Information
First performance date: April 18, 2019
Opening date: May 9, 2019
Closing date: June 2, 2019
External Links: Official Website


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Production Description
When shit goes down, your girls show up. As sharply funny as it is poignant, BLKS introduces us to Octavia, Imani, and June--three twenty somethings in New York City hunting for intimacy and purpose in a city that doesn’t seem to care. They drink a lot. They smoke a lot. They try to have sex. A lot. When they need each other the most, the women rally to “resurrect their fly” in a day full of humorous and painful attempts to be heard through the noise that surrounds them. Robert O'Hara (Barbecue) directs. Poet Aziza Barnes makes zir playwriting debut which signifies the arrival of a wholly original voice.
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
MCC Theater Producer
  
Aziza Barnes Playwright
  
Robert O'Hara Director
  
Claire Warden Fight Director
Claire Warden Intimacy Director
  
Clint Ramos Set Designer
Dede M. Ayite Costume Designer
Alex Jainchill Lighting Designer
Palmer Hefferan Sound Designer
J. Jared Janas Wig, Hair & Make-Up
  
Telsey + Company Casting
Deen Van Meer Production Photographer
Da Ping Luo House Photography

Cast
Actor Role
Marié Botha That Bitch on the Couch
Antoinette Crowe-Legacy June
Alfie Fuller Imani
Paige Gilbert Octavia
Chris Myers Justin
Coral Peña Ry