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Sowa's Red Gravy

October 18 through November 18, 2012

A presentation of Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre in association with the Castillo Theatre

Sowa’s Red Gravy is a play of southern “mulebone” folklore, with unforgettable characters like Windy Willow, Sapphire and Luwanna. It is narrated by Sowa, a 110-year old wise woman, who resides in Harlem in quantum time. Sowa recounts her life before the emancipation and claims to have lived many lives as varied as a white Hollywood film star, an African Warrior and a Louisiana Voodoo Queen. Written by Diane Richards and directed by Woodie King, Jr. Featuring Lonette McKee.

Cast: Aaron Fried, Kene Holliday, Lonette McKee, Kimberly Q, Jonathan Peck, Toni Seawright, Gary E. Vincent, Iris Wilson, and David D. Wright 

Creative Team: Anthony Davidson, Technical Director; Bruce Heath, Choreographer; Fulton Hodges, Stage Manager; Niiamar, Costume Designer; Sean O'Halloran, Graphic Artist; John Scheffler, Set Designer; Bill Toles, Sound Designer; Antoinette Tynes, Lighting Designer