By the Way, Check Out These Photos From Lynn Nottage's Vera Stark
Signature Theatre revives Nottage's dark comedy off-Broadway.
Signature Theatre has released photos from its revival of Lynn Nottage's By the Way, Meet Vera Stark, directed by Kamilah Forbes. Performances run through March 10 at the Pershing Square Signature Center.
By the Way, Meet Vera Stark is described as follows: "It's the Golden Age of Hollywood, and aspiring starlet Vera Stark works as a maid to Gloria Mitchell, an aging star grasping at her fading career. Worlds collide when Vera lands a trailblazing role in an antebellum epic starring…her boss. While Vera's portrayal of a slave turns out to be groundbreaking, decades later scholars and film buffs still grapple with the actress' legacy in Hollywood and the impact that race had on her controversial career."
The cast features Jenni Barber (Sunday in the Park With George) as Gloria, Jessica Frances Dukes (Yellowman) as Vera, Tony nominee Manoel Felciano (Amélie) as Max/Peter, Warner Miller (Netflix's Luke Cage) as Leroy/Herb, Carra Patterson (Jitney) as Anna Mae/Afua, Heather Alicia Simms (Signature's Fabulation, or The Re-education of Undine) as Lottie/Carmen, and David Turner (The Boys in the Band) as Brad/Slavick.