RuPaul, Dwyane Wade, Gabrielle Union Join Co-Producing Team of Broadway's Ain't No Mo' | Playbill

Broadway News RuPaul, Dwyane Wade, Gabrielle Union Join Co-Producing Team of Broadway's Ain't No Mo'

Also, check out video from the first preview of Jordan E. Cooper's comedy at the Belasco.

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TV host and drag star RuPaul, NBA champion and entrepreneur Dwyane Wade, and actor and author Gabrielle Union have joined the co-producing team of Jordan E. Cooper's Ain't No Mo', which began previews November 9 and will officially open December 1 at Broadway's Belasco Theatre

Producer Lee Daniels announced that Wade will produce under his production company 59th and Prairie Entertainment, and Union will produce under her I’ll Have Another Productions banner.

Check out video captured prior to the start of the first Broadway preview below:

The comedy explores the answer to one question: What would happen if the U.S. government offered Black Americans one-way plane tickets to Africa? 

Playwright Cooper, making his Broadway debut, reprises his performance as Peaches from the 2019 world premiere at Off-Broadway's Public Theater. The company also includes fellow Off-Broadway cast members Crystal Lucas-Perry (1776) as Passenger #5, Fedna Jacquet as Passenger #1, Marchánt Davis as Passenger #2, and Ebony Marshall-Oliver as Passenger #4 alongside Shannon Matesky as Passenger #3.

Rounding out the company as understudies are Nik Alexander, Jasminn Johnson, Michael Rishawn, Kedren Spencer, Brennie Tellu, and Emma Van Lare.

Back at the helm from the Off-Broadway staging is director Stevie Walker-Webb, also making his Broadway debut. The production's creative team also includes lighting designer Adam Honoré, scenic designer Scott Pask, costume designer Emilio Sosa, co-sound designers Jonathan Deans and Taylor Williams, and wig designer Mia M. Neal.

Wagner Johnson Productions serve as executive producers and general managers.


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