Kayla Meikle plays the title character in a cast that includes Déja J. Bowens as Mamie, Llewella Gideon as Duppy Mary, Esther Smith as Miriam, Olivia Williams as May, and Susan Wooldridge as Merry.
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The production is directed by Nadia Latif with set design by Tom Scutt; lighting design by Jessica Hung Han Yun; sound design and composition by Xana; movement direction by Theo Tj Lowe; voice and dialect coaching by Hazel Holder; and casting by Anna Cooper. Josh Parr serves as the assistant director.
The work follows a real-life Jamaican nurse who worked during the Crimean War. It had its world premiere Off-Broadway in 2019 at Lincoln Center Theater, helmed by Lileana Blain-Cruz and starring Quincy Tyler Bernstine. Drury and director Blain-Cruz won Special Citation Obie Awards for their work. A filmed performance of the production was streamed via the From the LCT Archives series last year.