The final production in Clubbed Thumb's 25th Annual Summerworks line-up, Bodies They Ritual by Angela Hanks opened June 23. The show closes out the festival, running since May 20 at The Wild Project, with performances finishing July 2. See photos from the production below.
Starring in the production's cast are Emmy Award 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).
Bodies They Ritual follows a group of Texan ladies who journey to a sweat lodge in Santa Fe for a birthday trip. While there, the women try to connect with a deeper sense of spirituality, as other things bubbles to the surface.
Knud Adams direct the production, which features set design by Jian Jung, costume design by Enver Charkartash, lighting design by Stacey Derosier, and sound design by Kathy Ruvuna. Raynes serves as production stage manager.
The play was originally slated to premiere at the 2020 festival, which was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
For tickets and more information, visit ClubbedThumb.org.