Two Queens, One Castle
Thomas W. Jones, II
James Rich, Jevetta Steele, Thomasina Taylor, Austene Van Williams-Clark and Regina Marie Williams
Contact for Rights
Jack Reuler, 612-338-2155, firstname.lastname@example.org
Number of Acts: 2
Number of Principals (Male): 2
Number of Principals (Female): 1
Preferred Ensemble Size: 3
Total Cast Size: 6
6: 1 reed, 2 brass, rhythm section
Genre & Style:
Through 15 soulful and rousing gospel, R&B, jazz, and pop tunes, Jevetta Steele explores life’s complexities – catapulting career, motherhood, marriage, extended family, and church – which are even more complicated with the discovery that her husband is clandestinely gay. Attitudes of homosexuality in the African- American community are explored and exposed, and the foundation of love collides with deceit and illness in an ultimately harmonic affirmation of self. Created and performed by Academy-Award nominee Jevetta Steele (Bagdad CafÃ©, Tony-Nominated The Gospel at Colonus), Two Queens, One Castle just completed an extended run at the Mixed Blood Theatre Company in Minneapolis.
Full productions at MetroStage (VA) in 2006, and Mixed Blood Theatre (MN) in 2007. Mixed Blood Theatre Cast Recording.