MCC Theater celebrated the official opening of the Off-Broadway premiere of Aziza Barnes' BLKS May 9. Set over the course of a day as humorous as it is painful, the new play follows a trio of 20something women hunting for intimacy and purpose in New York City.
Robert O’Hara directs a cast made up of Paige Gilbert, Alfie Fuller, Antoinette Crowe-Legacy, Marié Botha, Chris Myers, and Coral Peňa.
Read reviews for the production below.
Performances of BLKS began April 23 in the Newman Mills Theater at The Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space, where the show is scheduled to run through June 2.
The production features scenic design by Clint Ramos, costume design by Dede Ayite, lighting design by Alex Jainchill, sound design by Palmer Hefferan, and casting by Telsey + Company/Adam Caldwell, CSA, William Cantler, CSA, Karyn Casl, CSA. The production stage manager is Brett Anders.
The world premiere of BLKS was produced and presented at Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago. The play was developed at the Ojai Playwrights Conference.