Artemisia We Women

Episode #135, Audio Performance of Aftermath, by Mary Burrill

July 06, 2021 Mary Burrill, Willow James Season 1 Episode 35
Artemisia We Women
Episode #135, Audio Performance of Aftermath, by Mary Burrill
Show Notes

AFTERMATH, by Mary Burrill

Set in rural South Carolina, a Black soldier returning from serving his country in World War I discovers that his father has been lynched.  Burrill, a Black gay feminist playwright, was part of the Harlem Renaissance and penned social justice plays that fearlessly confronted racial oppression.

CAST
MAM SUE – RJW MAYS
MILLIE – AMBER SALLIS
REV LUKE MOSEBY – TOUSSAINT STEVENS JR.
LONNIE – JABARI KHALIQ
MRS. HAWKINS – TOMA LYNN SMITH
JOHN – EMERSON ELIAS

Directed by Willow James
Sound Design by Willow James

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