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Pullman Porter Blues

September 27 - October 28, 2012

Bagley Wright Theater

It’s 1937, and three generations of porters are hard at work on the luxurious Panama Limited train. Midwest blues songs flavor their journey from Chicago to New Orleans as the porters confront dark secrets from their past and tough truths about their future together. This captivating coming of age story is woven with iconic blues music and features a live band.

Cast and Production

Cast

Sylvester

Cleavant Derricks

Monroe

Larry Marshall

Cephas

Warner Miller

Twist/Drummer

James Patrick Hill

Slick/Guitarist

Chic Street Man

Shorty/Bassist

Lamar Lofton

Keys/Pianist

Jmichael

Sister Juba

E. Faye Butler

Tex/Voices

Richard Ziman

Lutie Duggernut

Emily Chisholm

Understudy to Sister Juba

Felicia Loud

Production

Music Director/Conductor Musical/Vocal Arrangements

Jmichael

Scenic Designer

Riccardo Hernandez

Costume Designer

Constanza Romero

Lighting Designer

Alexander V. Nichols

Sound Designer

Leon Rothenberg

Movement Consultant

Sonia Dawkins

Dramaturg

Christine Sumption

Fight Consultant

Hans Altwies

Harmonica Coach

Chic Street Man

Additional Casting

Alan Filderman

Vocal Coach

Gin Hammond

Pullman Porter Consultant

Thomas Gray

Stage Manager

Amber Dickerson

Assistant Stage Manager

Stina Lotti

Assistant to the Director

Kaytlin McIntyre

Music and Production Assistant

Mathew Wright

Stage Management Intern

Rebecca Rowlett