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Familiar

April 27 - May 20, 2018

Bagley Wright Theater

In wintry Minnesota, the Chinyaramwira family is getting ready for the marriage of their eldest daughter, but when the bride and groom want to observe a traditional Zimbabwean custom for their wedding, deep-seated tensions arise. Adding fuel to the flames, unexpected family guests turn up revealing uninvited secrets. Written by Tony™-nominated Danai Gurira, Familiar focuses a lens on the messy, hilarious, spirited dynamic of a modern first-generation Zimbabwean American family, revealing the layers of complexities rooted in the search for a sense of belonging.

Cast and Production

Cast

Donald Chinyaramwira

Harvy Blanks

Dr. Marvelous Chinyaramwira

Perri Gaffney

Nyasha

Aishé Keita

Prof. Margaret Munyewa

Austene Van

Tendi

Shá Cage

Anne Mwarimba

Wandachristine

Chris

Quinn Franzen

Brad

Michael Wieser

Production

Assistant Director

Lindsey C. Samples

Scenic Designer

Adam Rigg

Costume Designer

Karen Perry

Lighting & Projection Designer

Tom Mays

Sound Designer

Scott W. Edwards

Dramaturg

Carla Steen

Vocal Coach

Lucinda Holshue

Assistant Vocal Coach

Kecha Nickson

Costume Design Assistant

Alice Frederickson

Lighting Design Assistant

Ryan Connealy

Sound Associate

Reid Rejsa

Stage Manager

Michael John Egan

Assistant Stage Manager

Maria Gray