The cast

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JOEL ASHUR (man in blak) (he/him)  is thankful to be a part of the For Colored Boyz cast. Last year Joel appeared as Man in Blak in the Fulton's Stories of Diversity Playwright Festival. Previous Fulton Theatre credits include A Fiddler’s Tale and Sweat. He has appeared in readings and regional productions, including Ben Butler, Lombardi and Gloria. 

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KENE' CHELLO ORTIZ (man in green) (he/him) found his passion for acting at his local church in the Bronx, where he was born and raised, before going on to graduate at The London Academy of Music and Dramatic arts. His credits include Angel in Jesus Hopped The A Train as well as Matt in The Spalding Suite. He then went on to be featured as the lead, Raheim, in Theatre Rows off-Broadway production of B Boy Blues. Kené is enlivened  to be expressing his passion for the art of acting and storytelling through his portrayal of The Man In Green in For Colored Boyz. You can find him on social media @kenetheactor

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NNAMDI K. NWANKWO (man in orange) (he/him) is a Chicago-based actor, singer,  director, and writer. As a versatile performer, he has performed in various genres of performance like opera, musical theatre, theatre, film, commercial, and voiceover. Recent engagements include “Once on this Island” at Town Hall Arts Center for which he received a Henry Award nomination for Outstanding Actor, and the world premiere of critically acclaimed “Elephant” at Benchmark Theatre as well as workshopping Intelligence, a new opera by American operatic composer/librettist duo, Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer, with Eklund Opera’s New Opera Workshop."

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DORIAN (man in blu) (he/ him) was born and raised in Anniston, Alabama. He holds a BFA in Acting from Alabama State University. Dorian is a member of Delta Gamma Phi Theatre Fraternity Inc., Alpha Psi Omega National Theatre Honor Society, and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. Previous roles include; Choir Boy (Pharus Young), Umoja (Dennoris Lee), One In Two (Donte/#2), Once On This Island (Daniel Beauxhomme). He is extremely excited to be making his Fulton Theatre debut.

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DAVON WILLIAMS (man in red) (he/him) Davon Williams  is a two-time Anthem Award winner, an international performer, NYCLU Artist Ambassador, Eastern Principal Delegate for the Actors' Equity Association, Former Communications Director for Black Theatre Coalition, and a TED Talk alum. His work has been covered in Deadline, Forbes, CBS, Playbill, The Daily Beast, BroadwayWorld, 60 Minutes, and numerous other platforms and publications. Tour/ Regional highlights include the Ovation Nominated Dreamgirls (McCoy/Rigby), Ragtime (Booker T. Washington) at Bay Street Theater, Grey Gardens (Brooks) at Center Theatre Group; 5 Guys Named Moe (Nomax) at Fulton Theatre; Oklahoma! (Curly) at Weston Playhouse; Porgy And Bess (Jake) at Ensemble Theatre Company; Titus Andronicus (Aaron) at Philly Shakes; and A Midsummer Night’s Dream  (Lysander) at Shakespeare in Clark Park. Film and Television highlights include FBI, Tango Macbeth, Naked Dragon, Funny Or Die, Go Bolivia Go, Outrageous 911, Tattoo Nightmares, La Meduse Rouge, and The Receipts with Davon Williams. 

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LE VANE HARRINGTON (he/him) LeVane Harrington (u/s man in blak, u/s man in red) is so excited to be making his Fulton debut & continuing the For Colored Boyz journey, after being in the DUAF cast. Recent: Mamma Mia! (Cape Rep), The Color Purple (Plaza Theatrical), Cabaret (Argyle Theatre), The Glass Menagerie (Provincetown Theater), The Scottsboro Boys (Progressive Theater), Something Rotten! (Cape Rep), Beauty and The Beast (Broadway Palm), Hair (Peregrine Theatre). BLACK LIVES MATTER. Training: AMDA NYC. Thanks to Mom, Dad, & Mimi. Peace. IG: @levane_harrington195   he/him

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DAKARAI BROWN (he/him)

is thrilled to be making his Fulton debut with the show For Colored Boyz. Off-Broadway: For Colored Boyz (Understudy Red, Green), Owen and Mzee (Mzee Cover). Regional: The Lightning Thief (Grover), Godspell (featured ensemble) The Polar Express (KIA), Children of Eden (father), Spamalot (King Arthur). BFA: Ithaca College. Dakarai Would like to thank The Fulton and  Bryan Keith-Wilson for allowing him to be a part of this production. He would also like to thank his family and his team at About Artist Agency. IG: @dakaraib dakaraib.com

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T.M. PRIDE (he/him) Terrence "T.M." Pride is a native of Quincy, FL, and a graduate of Florida A&M University in Theatre Performance and dance. An award-winning artist, previous credits include For Colored Boyz (DUAF) American Son (2022), and American Black Princess (2019). Film and Television Credits: First Ladies (2021), LoveCraft Country (2019), Underground Railroad (2019). A principal dancer with Peter London Global Dance Company. (2018 -2022).