MCC Theater celebrated the opening of the Off-Broadway premiere of Aziza Barnes' BLKS May 9. Robert O’Hara directs the new comedy, previously seen in Chicago, from the poet and playwright.
Set over the course of a day as humorous as it is painful, BLKS follows a trio of 20something women hunting for intimacy and purpose in New York City. Leading the cast are School Girls' Paige Gilbert, Is God Is' Alfie Fuller, and Antoinette Crowe-Legacy (If Pretty Hurts Ugly Must Be a Muhfucka) as Octavia, Imani, and June. Rounding out the cast Off-Broadway are Marié Botha, Chris Myers, and Coral Peňa.
Performances of BLKS began April 23 in the Newman Mills Theater at The Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space.
Flip through photos from opening night below: