Andre De Shields to Headline New Federal Theatre's Knock Me a Kiss
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.