The Colored Door at the Train Depot

by Nancy Gall-Clayton

Directed by Karelisa Hartigan

Show Runs: February 1 - 17, 2019

Auditions: December 11 & 12, 2018 (7pm)

Rehearsal: December 17, 2018 - January 31, 2019 (No rehearsals during the Winter Holidays)

Characters:

Anna - Black Female 20s

Mama Lucy - Black Female late 50s

Franklin - Black Male 20s

Sgt. Irvin - White Male (any age)

Pvt. Cartwright - White Female 20s

Ellie - Black Female 20s

Sgt. Marshall - White Male (any age)

Pvt. Brewster - White Female 20s

Col. Dyer - White Male 40s-50s

Samuel - Black Male 30s 

This play is based on the life of the first African American to command whites in the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps during World War II. Born in 1919 in rural Kentucky and raised by a grandmother who could neither read nor write, Anna Mac Clarke won several battles for racial justice in the military and seemed to be defying all the odds — until death took her at age 24.

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