GRAMBLING, LA – Grambling State University Theatre to present Miss Evers’ Boys, by David Feldshuh, September 25-28, 2012 at the Floyd L. Sandle Theatre, located in the Conrad Hutchinson Performing Arts Center.
The Department of Visual and Performing Arts at Grambling State University is pleased to announce its first main stage production of the 2012-2013 season, Miss Evers’ Boys, by David Feldshuh. Nurse Evers is hired by the government to aid four gentlemen being “treated” for syphilis in Tuskegee, Alabama. When the government’s money runs out, she stays with them until a cure is found; however, a cure never finds them. Based on the actual events of the Tuskegee experiment, we (the audience) become witnesses to the day-to-day operation of a governmental experiment gone wrong. We feel the pain each man endured, and experience the trust found through their nurse, Miss Eunice Evers.
Directed by Dr. King D. Godwin, the ensemble cast consists of a seven talented GSU students. The production staff includes DJ and Sean Turner as set constructers, Curtis Maxey as light designer, Teshia Lincoln as costume designer, Ka’Darius Gray as prop master, and Je’Lasa Williams as stage manager.
Costs for the performances are $3 for students and $5 for general. Box office will be open one week before the show, as well as the week of the show, from the hours of 1pm-5pm Monday through Thursday. For more information, please call Mrs. Modest at 251-2201.
Cast members include: Dawn Elizabeth Clements (Birmingham, Alabama) as Miss Eunice Evers; Sean Turner (Luling, Louisiana) as Dr.Eugene Brodus; Willie Miller (New Orleans, Louisiana) as Hodman Bryan; Michael Antoine Sandusky (Romulus, Michigan) as Willie Johnson; Justin Madden (Los Angeles, California) as Ben Washington; Raje’ Inglehart (New Orleans, Louisiana) as Dr. Douglas; and Brandon McKnight (Dallas, Texas) as Caleb Humphries.
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