Cast & Creative

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Creative & Production Team

AARON ALON
(Music, Lyrics, & Book)

RYAN BROWN
(Choral Conductor)

LOUIS CHUDE-SOKEI
(Historical Consultant)

FRANK CULLEN
(Vaudeville Consultant)

LEAH DYER
(Musical Co-Director, Vocal Coach)

Cast of the
Concept Cast Recording

DANTÉ ANDERSON
(Bert Williams, Ensemble)

PRESTON ANDREWS
(George Walker, Ensemble)

BRIAN CHAMBERS
(Ensemble)

MONICA DAVIS
(Lottie Thompson, Ensemble)

LEAH DYER
(Ensemble)

ASHLEY DUPLECHIEN
(Ensemble)

BRAD GOERTZ
(Follies Singer, Ensemble)

SEKOU NANCE
(Young Bert)

AMANDA PARKER
(Ensemble)

TAMARA SILER
(Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Ensemble)

NICK SZOEKE
(Ensemble)

EMMA THOENI
(Ensemble)

NOAH TIERNEY
(Charlie Fields)

JOHN WATKINS
(Ensemble)

Musicians of the
Concept Cast Recording

Aaron Alon (Keyboards)
Russ Ballenger (Trombone)
Julian Hernandez (Clarinet)
Garrett Hudson (Flute)
Samuel Park (Violin)
Sebastian Sarre (Trumpet)
Christoph Wagner (Cello)

Special thanks to Betsy Baytos and Susan Roberts for additional research/consulting assistance, and to all of the friends and colleagues who have read drafts of the musical and provided their feedback!

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