Creating Party People | UNIVERSES

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The Original Cast/Designers of Party People at The Oregon Shakespeare Festival

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Artistic Team/Cast

Playwrights/Composers
UNIVERSES
Mildred Ruiz Sapp
William Ruiz, a.k.a. Ninja
Steven Sapp
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Director
Liesl Tommy

Choreographer

Millicent Johnnie

Scenic Designer

Clint Ramos

Costume Designer

ESosa

Lighting Designer

Marcus Doshi

Music/Sound

Daniel Baker

Music/Sound

Aaron Meicht

Projections

Pablo Molina

Voice and Text Director

David Carey


CAST List


Jimmy/Ensemble
William Ruiz, a.k.a. Ninja

Panther Cub/Ensemble
Christopher Livingston*

Blue/Ensemble
G. Valmont Thomas*

Amira/Omar's Mother/Ensemble
Kimberly Scott*

Omar/Ensemble
Steven Sapp*

Tito/Ensemble
Mateo Gomez*

Helita/Ensemble
Mildred Ruiz Sapp*

Maruca/Ensemble
Miriam A. Laube*

Solias/Jazz/Ensemble
Peter Macon*

Roger/Marcus/Ensemble
Michael Elich*

Donna/Ensemble
Robynn Rodriguez*

Clara/Panther Cub/Ensemble
Jadele McPherson




* Member of Actors' Equity Association

The Cast/Designers of Party People at Berkeley Rep.
Click HERE to see what the Artistic Director & Managing Director had to say about Party People when it opened at Berkeley Rep in 2014.

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@Berkeley Rep
Artistic Team/Cast

Playwrights/Composers:
UNIVERSES
Mildred Ruiz Sapp
William Ruiz, a.k.a. Ninja
Steven Sapp
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Director
Liesl Tommy

Choreographer
Millicent Johnnie

Scenic Designer
Marcus Doshi

Costume Designer
Meg Neville

Lighting Designer
Marcus Doshi

Music/Sound
Aaron Meicht

Music/Sound
Daniel Baker

Projections
Alexander Nichols


CAST List


Jimmy/Ensemble
William Ruiz, a.k.a. Ninja

Panther Cub/Ensemble
Christopher Livingston*

Blue/Ensemble
J. Bernard Calloway

Amira/Omar's Mother/Ensemble
C. Kelly Wright

Omar/Ensemble
Steven Sapp*

Tito/Ensemble
Jesse Perez

Helita/Ensemble
Mildred Ruiz Sapp*

Maruca/Ensemble
Sophia Ramos

Marcus/Ensemble
Michael Elich*

Solias/Ensemble
Reggie White

Roger/Ensemble
Michael Elich*

Donna/Fina/Ensemble
Robynn Rodriguez*

Clara/Panther Cub/Ensemble
Amy Lizardo


* Member of Actors' Equity Association

Party People was originally commissioned as part ofAmerican Revolutions: The United States History Cycle. Original version premiered at OSF July 3, 2012-November 3, 2013 - OSF: New Theatre.

“These deeply gifted artists bring new perspectives and artistic styles to the Cycle and continue to deepen this portrait of our nation" -- Alison Carey, OSF

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OSF production sponsors / Partners INCLUDE:
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OSF PRODUCTION PARTNERS INCLUDE:
* Michael and Leslie Schroeder

* Anonymous Applegate Donors


* The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust
The original creation of Party People was made possible by generous Research and Development support from:
Interviewed members of The Black Panther Party
Interviewed members of The Young Lords Organization/Party
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Party People has been redeveloped/reimagined in Berkeley Repertory Theatre's ground Floor, for it's New World Premier at Berkeley Rep's Thrust Theatre - October 24th, 2014-November 23rd, 2014

Berkeley Rep Season Sponsors INCLUDE:
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Berkeley Rep Building Art Work provided by The Oakland Museum.
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