The Amen Corner By James Baldwin

January 24 - February 11, 2024

In a small, God-fearing church on a street corner in Harlem, devout pastor Margaret Anderson is confronted with her complicated past. Her estranged husband returns provoking conflict in her family putting their son at a crossroads. Will Margaret find forgiveness? Will the congregation accept the complexities of life? Or will both remain unyielding in their religious convictions? James Baldwin’s scalding and exultant masterpiece of the modern American theatre, proves it is faith and the love we have for our community that sees us through.

Design Sponsors:

Judge Mark and Sue Ann Painter

Season Sponsors:

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Torie Wiggins*


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A.J. Baldwin*

Sister Rice

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Geoffrey Warren Barnes II*

Brother Davis

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Sister Douglass

Jasimine Bouldin

Jasimine Bouldin

Ida Jackson/Woman

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Burgess C. Byrd*

Sister Moore

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Kenneth Early*

Brother Boxer

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Warren Jackson*

Brother Jackson

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Kyndra Dyanne Jefferies

Sister Boxer

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Keisha L. Kemper


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Adrian DeVaughn Summers


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Aleah Vassell*

Sister Sally

Candice Handy


Samantha Reno

Scenic Designer

Jessica Drayton

Lighting Designer

Kendra Johnson

Costume Designer

Kara Eble Trusty

Properties Designer

Kevin Semancik

Sound Designer

Yemi Oyediran

Music Director/Composer

Rainy Edwards and Robert Carlton Stimmel

Co- Projection Designers

Cole Sweasy*

Production Stage Manager

Shelby Scaffidi*

Assistant Stage Manager

Isaiah Reaves


Kate Bindus

Production Manager

Becca Anderson, Cyrus Fontenot, Joysoline Ivory Smith


*Appearing through an Agreement between this theatre, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, and Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States

“The Amen Corner” is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc.

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