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Ain't No Mo' Extended at the Public Theater

The new play is written by Jordan E. Cooper.

Jordan E. Cooper as Peaches in his self-penned play, Ain't No Mo'.
(© Joan Marcus)

Ain't No Mo' has been extended by the Public Theater through May 5.

Written by Jordan E. Cooper and directed by Stevie Walker-Webb, Ain't No Mo' is described as "a vibrant satirical odyssey portraying the great exodus of black Americans out of a country plagued with injustice. In a kaleidoscope of scenes of the moments before, during, and after this outrageous departure, Jordan E. Cooper's extraordinary new work explores the value of black lives in a country hurtling away from the promise of a black president."

The complete cast of Ain't No Mo' includes Jordan E. Cooper (Peaches), Marchánt Davis (Passenger 2), Jennean Farmer (Female Understudy), Fedna Jacquet (Passenger 1), Crystal Lucas-Perry (Passenger 5), Ebony Marshall-Oliver (Passenger 4), and Simone Recasner (Passenger 3). Hermon Whaley Jr. will be the standby for Peaches and will be performing on all Sunday matinees.

The production's creative team includes scenic design by Kimie Nishikawa, costume design by Montana Levi Blanco, lighting design by Adam Honoré, sound design by Emily Auciello, and hair, wig, and makeup design by Cookie Jordan.


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