The LCT3 New York premiere of Kimber Lee's brownsville song (b-side for tray), about a family that must move forward when a young man is killed for being in the wrong place at the wrong time,officially opens Off-Broadway Oct. 20 after previews that began Oct. 4 at the Claire Tow Theater.
Directed by Patricia McGregor, brownsville song (b-side for tray) will run through Nov. 16. The cast includes Sheldon Best, Sun Mee Chomet, Lizan Mitchell, Chris Myers and Taliyah Whitaker.
According to LCT3, "brownsville song (b-side for tray) moves fluidly through time as the family of Tray (Sheldon Best), a spirited 17 year-old whose life is cut short, navigate their grief and find hope together."
Lee's plays include fight and tokyo fish story. Center Theatre Group recently presented the world premiere of her play different words for the same thing in Los Angeles at the Kirk Douglas Theatre.
The production has sets by Andromache Chalfant, costumes by Dede Ayite, lighting by Jiyoun Chang, sound by Asa Wember and choreography by Paloma McGregor.