“Dessa Rose” at 4th Wall Theatre

“Dessa Rose”
Music by Stephen Flaherty
Book & Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Based on a Novel by Sherley Anne Williams

Set in 1847 and based on the acclaimed novel of the same name by Sherley Anne Williams, Dessa Rose tells a powerful tale of courage, brutality, redemption and friendship between a pregnant runaway slave and the woman who shelters her. From the creative team that wrote Ragtime and Once on this Island.

Performed by 4th Wall Theatre
At BC-Westminster Arts Center
Performances ran
Friday, October 3, 2008 thru Saturday, October 18, 2008
Adam.... Christopher Budinich Has Bio
Annabel.... Rasha Jay
Bertie.... John Zisa
Dessa Rose.... Vanessa Robinson
Dorcas.... Jewel Crenshaw
Harker.... Uton Evan
Kaine.... K J
Nathan.... Xavier Rice
Rose.... Gwen Ricks-Spencer
Ruth.... Betsy Jilka
Ruth's Mother.... Kate Hoover
Steele.... Jeffrey R. Dopson Has Bio Has photo
Directed by Gregory G. Allen
Costume Design by Janet Lazar Has photo
Production Managed by Kathi Iannacone Has Bio
Lighting Design by Gwen Ricks-Spencer
Sound Design by Matt Burns Has Bio
Hair Design by Michael Burke
Stage Managed by Martha Thalheimer
Musical Direction by Deborah Martin Has Bio
Set Designed by Bruce McCandless
Properties by Donna Decicco Has Bio