Clubbed Thumb Finishes its 25th Summerworks Festival July 2 | Playbill

Off-Broadway News Clubbed Thumb Finishes its 25th Summerworks Festival July 2

The festival wraps up with a final performance of Angela Hanks' Bodies They Ritual.

in Bodies They Ritual Marcus Middleton

Bodies They Ritual by Angela Hanks finishes its run July 2 at The Wild Project, closing out Clubbed Thumb's 25th Annual Summerworks. The run began June 22.

Hanks' play follows a group of Texan ladies who decide to celebrate a birthday with a trip to a Santa Fe sweat lodge. While there, the women try to connect with a deeper sense of spirituality as other things bubbles to the surface.

Starring in the production's cast are Emmy Award winner Denise Burse (Black Mirror), Nora Cole (On the Town), Jacqueline Guillen (Man Cave), Kai Heath (On Sugarland), Ebony Marshall-Oliver (Chicken & Biscuits), Emily Cass McDonnell (The Antipodes), Keilly McQuail (Lunch Bunch), Lizan Mitchell (On Sugarland), Bianca Norwood (Seven Deadly Sins), and Nandita Shenoy (Daredevil).

Knud Adams directs, joined on the creative team by set designer Jian Jung, costume designer Enver Charkartash, lighting designer Stacey Derosier, and sound designer Kathy Ruvuna. Raynes serves as production stage manager.

The festival also featured productions of Trish Harnetiaux's California, directed by Will Davis, and Gab Reisman's Spindle Shuttle Needle, directed by Tamilla Woodward. A Tony-nominated and Obie-winning theatre company, Clubbed Thumb often discovers and supports rising talent including never-before-produced playwrights.

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See Photos of Bodies They Ritual at Clubbed Thumb's 25th Summerworks Fest


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