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By New York City
Andre De Shields
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Andre De Shields
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Tony Award winner Andre De Shields will star in Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre's production of Charles Smith's Knock Me a Kiss, November 11-December 5 at the Henry Street Settlement's Abrons Arts Center/Recital Hall. Smith will direct the production.

The play is a fictional account inspired by the actual events surrounding the 1928 marriage of W.E.B. Du Bois' daughter Yolande to one of Harlem's great poets, Countee Cullen.

The cast also features Erin Cherry, Gillian Glasco, Morocco Omari, Sean Phillips, and Marie Thomas. The show will feature set design by Anthony Davidson, costume design by Ali Turns, lighting design by Shirley Prendergast, and sound design by Bill Toles.

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