Lemuel
Apr 18May 18, 1996
By Lonnie Carter

Director

Dennis Zacek

Playwright

Lonnie Carter

Cast

Carl Barnett
Sephus Booker
Felicia Ann Bradley
Alan Kopsichke
Audrey Morgan

Summary

If one man’s story can speak for his time, then Lonnie Carter’s Lemuel sings it, in jumping jive talk, ragged rhythms, choral chanting, hip-hop tongue twisters, and the rolling thunder of a civil rights sermon. It was similarly rarefied word dazzle that made Carter’s The Sovereign State of Boogedy Boogedy–also deftly directed by Dennis Zacek–a ten-course feast for the ears. (Source credited: http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/lemuel/Content?oid=890456)

Production Team

Dennis Zacek: Director
Nic Dimond: Set Designer
Andrew Meyers: Lighting Designer
Andre Pluess: Musical Director
R.C. Torri: Stage Manager
Serena Zahnke: Costume Designer

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