Production History

Gem of the Ocean
by August Wilson
Directed by Phylicia Rashad
April 5 – May 6, 2007

Wilson brings to the table ... a rare humanistic and lyrical insight in the American quest to forge one nation, indivisible, with freedom for all.
Seattle Times

Artistic Team
Scenic Designer   John Iacovelli
Costume Designer   Susan E. Mickey
Lighting Designer   Allen Lee Hughes
Sound Designer   Dan Moses Shreier
Production Sound Supervisor   Tim Pritchard
Music Composed & Arranged by   Kathryn Bostic
The Cast
(in alphabetical order)
Black Mary   Crystal R. Fox
Solly Two Kings   William Hall, Jr.
Citizen Barlow   Khalil Kain
Caesar   Stanley Wayne Mathis
Rutherford Selig   Todd Jefferson Moore
Aunt Ester   Michele Shay
Eli   Allie Woods
Stage Manager   Elisabeth Farwell
Assistant Stage Manager/Stage Manager   Stina Lotti
Assistant Stage Manager   Amy Poisson
Assistant to the Director   Erin Kraft

The Actors and Stage Managers in this Production are Members of Actors' Equity Association, the union of professional actors and stage managers in the United States.

Bagley Wright Theatre Season Sponsors:
The Boeing Company
Matthew N. Clapp, Jr.

Title Sponsors:
The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation
Washington Mutual
Nesholm Family Foundation
King County
Clark Nuber
U.S. Trust
Victory Capital Management
Taucher Family Foundation
Janet & Doug True
Allan & Nora Davis
Deborah T. Killinger