Noras Playhouse presents "whatdoesfreemean?"
a new play by award-winning human rights playwright Catherine Filloux
"whatdoesfreemean?" 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 in the face of loneliness, indifference, human cruelty, and loss. 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 Marys external and internal experience unfolds 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 Noras Playhouse.
The Noras Playhouse production of "whatdoesfreemean?" is presented by The Tank. It is an Equity approved showcase.
*Actors appearing courtesy of Actors Equity Association