Greta Oglesby
Greta Oglesby
Full cast and creative team have been announced for the Penumbra Theatre Company's production of James Baldwin's The Amen Corner, to play the Guthrie Theater, May 5-June 17.

The production, which will open officially on May 11, will be directed by Lou Bellamy, with music direction by Sanford Moore.

The show focuses on Sister Margaret Alexander, the pious and impassioned pastor of a storefront church in Harlem who finds herself forced to admit painful truths when her estranged husband reappears.

The cast will feature Greta Oglesby (Sister Margaret), Eric Berryman (David Alexander), Shá Cage (Sister Sally), Lerea Carter (Ida Jackson), James Craven (Brother Washington), Crystal Fox (Odessa), Hannibal Lokumbe (Luke), Thomasina Petrus (Sister Boxer), Faye M. Price (Sister Douglass), Dennis W. Spears (Brother Boxer), and Austene Van (Sister Moore).

Rounding out the cast are H. Adam Harris, ShaVunda Horsley, Charla Marie Bailey, Joetta Wright, Kemi Ojelade, Koya Frye, Krystle Igbo-Obonna, Brian Curtis James, Earl Milton, Quintin Brown, Antonio Duke, Antonio Richardson, Benjamin Mandelbaum, Jasmine Gilbert, Ashley Selmer and Armyan Craven, along with members of the Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church.

\The creative team includes Vicki M. Smith (sets), Mathew J. LeFebvre (costumes), Don Darnutzer (lighting), and Scott W. Edwards (sound).

For tickets, call 612.377.2224 or visit www.guthrietheater.org.