King directs a cast that includes Tony nominee Lonette McKee (Show Boat) as well as Aaron Fried, Jonathan Peck, Kimberly Q, Toni Seawright, Gary E. Vincent, Iris Wilson, David D. Wright and Kene Holliday.
Sowa's Red Gravy, according to press notes, is a "play filled with humor and insight by a master storyteller of Southern folklore...Narrated by Sowa, a 110-year-old wise woman, who resides in Harlem in quantum time, Sowa recounts her life before the emancipation and claims to have lived many lives as varied as a white Hollywood film star, an African warrior and a Louisiana voodoo queen. Sowa's storytelling is so captivating that you are sure to be convinced she is telling the truth and you will delight in the other characters as well."
The production has set design by John Scheffler, costume design by Niiamar Felder, lighting design by Antoinette Tynes and sound design by Bill Toles. Bruce Heath provides choreography.
Performances are Thursday and Friday evenings at 7:30 PM, Saturday at 2 PM and 8 PM, and Sunday at 2 PM.