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Run Time: 2 Hours Including 1 Intermission

“Brilliant, Beautiful Examination Of The Lives Of Young Black Women” – Diana Burbano for New Play Exchange

HIGH ADRENALINE. A powerful world premiere about swagger, determination and sticking together. It’s 1997 and the WNBA is changing the game. Every player on Plainnole’s Lady Train basketball team now dreams of going pro — but first, they’ll have to navigate the pressures of being young, Black, and female in rural Arkansas. Candrice Jones’s adrenaline packed play about a high school basketball team explores the fierce strength of young Black women in the South and what it means to be part of a team.

Recommended For Audiences Ages 13 And Up. This Production Includes Flashing Lights, Strong Language, And Mature Content.
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“Brilliant, Beautiful Examination Of The Lives Of Young Black Women” – Diana Burbano for New Play Exchange

HIGH ADRENALINE. A powerful world premiere about swagger, determination and sticking together. It’s 1997 and the WNBA is changing the game. Every player on Plainnole’s Lady Train basketball team now dreams of going pro — but first, they’ll have to navigate the pressures of being young, Black, and female in rural Arkansas. Candrice Jones’s adrenaline packed play about a high school basketball team explores the fierce strength of young Black women in the South and what it means to be part of a team.

Run Time: 2 Hours Including 1 Intermission
Recommended For Audiences Ages 13 And Up. This Production Includes Flashing Lights, Strong Language, And Mature Content.

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Photo Credit: Casey Gardner Photography

Photo Credit: Casey Gardner Photography

Photo Credit: Casey Gardner Photography

Photo Credit: Casey Gardner Photography

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Cast, Playwright & Director

HAILEY ELIZABETH*

Starra Jones

[she/her]

ANDREA GOODEN

Coach Francine Pace

[she/her]

KENISHA JOHNSON

Sidney Brown

[she/her]

WHITNEY NELSON

Donna Cunningham

[she/her]

INDIA S. TYREE

Cherise Howard

[she/her]

AMINAH WILLIAMS

April Jenkins

[she/they]

CANDRICE JONES

Playwright

[she/her]

PATDRO HARRIS

Director

[he/him]

Understudies: Karastyn Bibb / Jessenia Ingram / Tanya Freeman / Jariyah Williams

*Appearing through an Agreement between this theatre, Theatrical Outfit, and Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers.

Creative Team

Scenic Design
Moriah & Isabel Curley-Clay

Costume Design
Shilla Benning

Lighting & Projections Design
Bradley Bergeron

Sound Design
Christopher Lane

Properties Design & Set Decoration
Caroline Cook

Basketball Consultant
Kiesha Brown

Casting Consultant
Hershey V. Millner

Stage Manager
Lisa Watson *