Meet the cast of Sonnets for an Old Century, the first production of the 2021/2022 Texas Theatre and Dance Season. José Rivera’s anthology-styled play explores the hopes, fears and epiphanies of a patchwork of souls from across the United States in an investigation of what it means to be alive and, perhaps, what dreams come after. Equal parts confession, celebration and elegy, this work, consisting of 28 monologues, captures the subtle, often overlooked treasures of everyday life.
Portraying this diverse collection of souls is an all-star ensemble of 20 actors, including Texas Theatre and Dance students Se’An Boatner, David De La Barcena, Lily Falconer, Nya Garner, Luis Gonzales III, Timmy Huynh, Andrew Kusman, Katya Lopez, Joshua Lewis Magee, Ricky Miller, Sophie Miller, Andrea Nuñez, Sebastian Ojeda, Emily Yaneth Perez, Austin Smith, Austin Brian Taylor, Jared VosWinkel and Kobe Williams. Also featured in the ensemble are faculty members Franchelle Stewart Dorn and Robert Ramirez.
The production’s creative team includes Corey Allen (Director), Jackson Cobb (Projection Designer), Zoey Crow (Associate Projection Designer), Ari Jamieson (Lighting Designer), Lisa Laratta (Scenic Designer), Sam Lipman (Sound Designer and Composer), Braxton Rae (Associate Director), Morgan Randall (Stage Manager), Court Rogers (Costume Designer) and David Tolin (Technical Director).
Sonnets for an Old Century
October 6-17, 2021
Oscar G. Brockett Theatre
Written by Sydney Pattillo.