Richard Prioleau
Richard Prioleau
Full casting has been announced for the American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) production of Marcus; or The Secret of Sweet, the final part of Tarell Alvin McCraney's The Brother/Sister Plays trilogy, which has been presented in a three-theater partnership between A.C.T., Magic Theatre, and Marin Theatre Company. Mark Rucker will direct the production, which will play October 29-November 21.

Set in a housing project days before Hurricane Katrina strikes, the play focuses on a young black man, passionately seeking out his sexual and personal identity on a cultural landscape infused with mysterious family creeds.

Richard Prioleau will star in the title role of Marcus Eshu, with the cast also including Shinelle Azoroh (Osha), Margo Hall (Oba/Shun/Elegua), Omozé Idehenre (Shaunta Iyun), Jared McNeill (Terrell), Gregory Wallace (Ogun Size), and Tobie L. Windham III (Oshoosi Size/Shua).

The creative team will include Loy Arcenas (scenic designer), James F. Ingalls (lighting designer), Alex V. Nichols (video designer), Andre Pluess (sound designer), and Lydia Tanji (costume designer).

For more information on the show, click here.