Pegasus Theatre Chicago Presents DONTRELL, WHO KISSED THE SEA — Preview

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Pegasus Theatre Chicago DONTRELL, WHO KISSED THE SEA
Image courtesy of Pegasus Theatre Chicago


July 11 - Aug. 18, 2024


Chicago Dramatists
798 N. Aberdeen.



For more information and tickets visit the Pegasus Theatre Chicago website.


Blake Dupree (Dontrell); David Goodloe (Dad); Maya Abram (Mom); Aja Singletary (Shea); Aundria TraNay(Danielle); Zay Williams (Robby) and Emma Wineman (Erika).


ILesa Duncan (director); India Burton (associate director), Wynn Lee (scenic); Brenden Marble (lights); Eme Ospina-Lopez(projections); Chris Kriz (sound); Paloma Locsin (props); Emma Brandenburger(costumes); Tanji Harper (choreography); Maya V. Prentiss (intimacy coordinator), Faramade Oladapo (Yoruba consultant); Caitlyn Birmingham (stage manager) and Addoris Davis (production manager).

A spokesperson describes the event as follows:

"...Blending poetry, humor, wordplay and ritual, Dontrell, Who Kissed the Sea is a hero’s quest to explore the journey to redeem history’s misdeeds. Eighteen-year-old Dontrell Jones the Third decides his duty and destiny is to venture into the Atlantic Ocean in search of an ancestor lost during the Middle Passage. However, his family fears losing their prized son to the waters of a mysterious and haunting past…"

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