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by Kirsten Greenidge
directed by Josh Glenn-Kayden
Oct. 10, 11, 16, 17, 19 at 7:30
Oct. 12 & 19 at 2
Oct. 16 at 10
Oct. 18 at 4
Rand Theater
When a racist incident divides her first-year students, reluctant resident advisor Shelby finds herself in the middle of a conversation she does not want to have. As pressure to address the controversy mounts from residents, the new dean, and even her best friend, Shelby must decide if she will enter the fray or watch her community come apart at the seams.
Sharp, funny, and searing, Baltimore is not only a timely drama about racism on college campuses, but a reminder that each of us carries unique experiences that influence how we move through the world. And when we acknowledge this, we are better able to combat our biases and build a stronger, more inclusive community where we truly see each other.
Presented in collaboration with the Office of Equity and Inclusion and Student Affairs and Campus Life.

This productions run approximately 90 minutes, followed by a 30-minute discussion.

Content Advisory
This production includes hate-based language and images.

Production credits

Director: Josh Glenn-Kayden
Dramaturg: Shaila Schmidt
Scenic Designer: Sean Sanford
Projection Designer: Devorah Kengmana
Costume Designer: Mikayla Reid
Lighting Designer: Sydney Becker
Sound Designer: Gabriel CiFuentes
Voice and Speech Coach: Risher Reddick
Choreographer: Paul Dennis
Stage Manager: Rebecca Hetherson

Assistant Director: Afrikah Smith
Assistant Dramaturg: Liz Diamond
Assistant Projection Designers: Tom Kelleher and Afrikah Smith
Assistant Stage Managers: Rebecca Cottrell and Lianna Fife Wiggall

Facilitator Training: Dave Neely

Facilitation Team: Liz Diamond, Afrikah Smith, Tatiana Godfrey, Maegan Clearwood, Tatiana Rodriguez, Sarah Talaid, Shaila Schmidt

Shelby: Carolyn Parker-Fairbain
Dean Hernandez: Kent Alexander
Grace: Mei MacQuarrie
Fiona: Emma Perakis
Bryant: Dylan Castro
Carson: Sebastian Salloum
Rachel: Jessica Maldonado
Leigh: Sabine D. Jacques
Alyssa: Taylor Mickens