Bodies They Ritual, which will run June 22-July 2 at The Wild Project in Manhattan, will star Emmy winner Denise Burse (Black Mirror), Nora Cole (On the Town), Jacqueline Guillen (Man Cave), Kai Heath (On Sugarland), Ebony Marshall-Oliver (Chicken & Biscuits), Emily Cass McDonnell (The Antipodes), Keilly McQuail (Lunch Bunch), Lizan Mitchell (On Sugarland), Bianca Norwood (Seven Deadly Sins), and Nandita Shenoy (Daredevil). Previously announced cast members April Matthis and Mahira Kakkar have departed the production due to scheduling conflicts.
Directed by Knud Adams, the play follows a group of Texan women in a Sante Fe sweat lodge as they process pent-up emotions as a collective.
Bodies They Ritual will feature set design by Jian Jung (Suicide Forest), costume design by Enver Charkartash (Is This A Room), lighting design by Stacey Derosier (The Refuge Plays), and sound design by Kathy Ruvuna (Good Faith). Allison Raynes will serve as production stage manager.