January 2, 2019


FROM: Barbara W. Simpson
            Cultural Arts and Special Events



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Way Off Broadway Theatre Presents The Amen Corner

Prattville’s Way Off Broadway Theatre announces its production of the award winning play, The Amen Corner, by James Baldwin, to be produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, INC., opening on February 14. The production will run weekends through March 3 and will be directed by Tara Fenn, former President of the Board of Directors at WOBT. 


The Amen Corner tells the story of Margaret, a single mother and pastor, who has lived a public life of undying holiness and devotion to her Lord, and her struggle to maintain her position of faith and her family amidst secrets that unfold and all that life throws her way. 


Please join The City of Prattville as we welcome the cast of The Amen Corner: 

Margaret – Crystal Johnson 

Odessa – Jasmaine McCorvey 

Sister Moore – Novelette Seroyer 

Sister Boxer – Jasmine Holland 

Brother Boxer – TBD 

David – Luke Fenn 

Luke – Drey Wingate 

Ida Jackson – Crystal Lee 

Sister Sally – Ashlee Faush 

Sister Douglass – Phyllis Mardis 

Sister Rice – Robinese Turner 

Ensemble – Dontez Gray, JaQuiatta Posey, and Ariyana Woods 


The Amen Corner opens Thursday, February 14, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. and there will be a reception to meet the cast and crew following the play. The remaining performances of the production will be held Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from February 15 through March 3, 2019. 


For further information, please contact the Cultural Arts and Special Events Office for the City of Prattville at (334) 595-0854 or visit the website at wobt.prattvilleal.gov.

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