1910: Joe Turner’s Come and Gone | Directed by Phylicia Rashad

Friday, April 24, 2015

Taraji P. Henson in her August Wilson debut, live in The Greene Space (Matthew Septimus)

Set in a Pittsburgh boardinghouse, Joe Turner's Come and Gone tells the story of owners Seth and Bertha Holly and the makeshift family of migrants who pass through during the Great Migration of the 1910s.

CAST LIST

SETH HOLLY..................Keith David

BERTHA HOLLY..............S. Epatha Merkerson

BYNUM.........................Roger Robinson

RUTHERFURD SELIG.......Raynor Scheine

JEREMY FURLOW...........Jason Dirden

HERALD LOOMIS...........John Douglas Thompson

MATTIE CAMPBELL.........January LaVoy

REUBEN MERCER...........Nile Bullock

MOLLY CUNNINGHAM.....Taraji P. Henson

MARTHA PENTECOST......Rosalyn Coleman

ZONIA LOOMIS.............Alexis Holt

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The cast of Joe Turner's Come and Gone in the green room before the show.

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Backstage with Stephen McKinley Henderson, Associate Artistic Director of the August Wilson recording series, and Phylicia Rashad, director of Joe Turner's Come and Gone.

Matthew Septimus

Actors Nile Bullock and Keith David, hanging in the green room before the show.

Matthew Septimus

The cast of Joe Turner's Come and Gone, along with Associate Director Stephen McKinley Henderson and Executive Producer Indira Etwaroo (at left).

Matthew Septimus

Cast members take the stage for The Greene Space's historic reading of August Wilson's Joe Turner's Come and Gone.

Matthew Septimus

A live stage reading of August Wilson's Joe Turner's Come and Gone being recorded in The Greene Space.

Matthew Septimus

S. Epatha Merkerson as Bertha Holly and Keith David as Seth Holly.

Matthew Septimus

Raynor Scheine as Rutherford Selig in August Wilson's Joe Turner's Come and Gone.

Matthew Septimus

Roger Robinson as Bynum.

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Jonathan Douglas Thompson as Harold Loomis.

Matthew Septimus

Keith David as Seth Holly in Joe Turner's Come and Gone.

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S. Epatha Merkerson reading as Bertha Holly.

Matthew Septimus

Jason Dirden as Jeremy Furlow in Joe Turner's Come and Gone.

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January LaVoy as Mattie Campbell

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Taraji P. Henson as Molly Cunningham

Matthew Septimus

January LaVoy

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Alexis Holt reading as Zonia Loomis

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Nile Bullock as Reuben Mercer

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The audience at The Greene Space's recording of August Wilson's Joe Turner's Come and Gone.

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Roger Robinson, John Douglas Thompson and January LaVoy

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Hollis King, set designer for the August Wilson series, spotted in the audience sketching the actors on stage.

Matthew Septimus

Raynor Scheine 

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Jason Dirden as Jeremy Furlow in Joe Turner's Come and Gone. Behind him, a quote from the play reads: "It ain't nothing to find no starting place in the world. You just start from where you find yourself."

Matthew Septimus
Taraji P. Henson in her August Wilson debut, live in The Greene Space

Taraji P. Henson as Molly Cunningham

Matthew Septimus

S. Epatha Merkerson

Matthew Septimus

The cast of The Greene Space's recorded reading of August Wilson's Joe Turner's Come and Gone.

Matthew Septimus

Taraji P. Henson and Keith David

Matthew Septimus

Rosalyn Coleman as Martha Pentecost

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A standing ovation for the performance. 

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Comments [1]

Damaris from Bronx, New york

Hello, How are you?

I would love to hear the shows but for some reason the volume isn't on. I can hear the youtube video clip though.

Please help.

Damaris

Apr. 28 2015 08:32 PM

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