Pictured: Lanette King
KC Melting Pot Theatre has announced the cast and design team for THE GREEN BOOK WINE CLUB TRAIN TRIP by Kansas City playwright Michelle Tyrene Johnson.
Directed by Teresa Leggard, the production features Khrystal Coppage (Marie), Lanette King (Alicia/Cotton Blue), Jabrelle Herbin (Saige/Lucy), Karis Harrington (Toni/Henrietta)
The production team includes Dramaturg Melonnie Walker, Costume Designer Marica Davis, Scenic and Lighting Designer Theresa Kelly, Stage Manager Danny Kopitke, and Assistant Stage Manager/Sound Designer Morgan Cole.
Marie, a librarian is doing research for her grandmother’s 80th birthday, which involves looking through the guidebook used by African-Americans in pre-integration America to know the safe places to stay and patronize while traveling. What happens when unexpected time travel takes five black women from Missouri back to a 1940’s boarding house mentioned in “The Negro Motorist Green Book?”
THE GREEN BOOK WINE CLUB TRAIN TRIP runs February 15 – March 2 at Just Off Broadway Theatre, 3051 Central in Penn Valley Park, Kansas City. For more information visit kcmeltingpot.com.