The Convert

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company's THE CONVERT
by Danai Gurira
directed by Michael John Garcés
October 9, 2013November 10, 2013

Meet the Artists


Nancy Moricette • Ester
Starla Benford • Mai Tamba
Irungu Mutu • Chilford
Zainab Jah • Prudence
Lance Coadie Williams • Chancellor
Steven Wright • Uncle
Joshua Nelson • Tamba

Production Team

Danai Gurira • Playwright
Michael John Garcés • Director
Mikhail Kachman • Set Designer
Helen Q. Huang • Costume Designer
Colin K. Bills • Lighting Designer
Ryan Rumery • Sound Designer
Helen Q. Huang

Helen Q. Huang has designed at Syracuse Stage for August Wilson’s The Piano Lesson, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, and Two Trains Running. Design credits: Classic Stage Company, New York; The Washington Ballet; Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company; The Studio Theatre; Ford’s Theatre; Shakespeare Theatre Company; Arena Stage; Signature Theatre Company; Folger Theatre; Guthrie Theater; Oregon Shakespeare Festival; The Children’s Theatre Company, Minneapolis; Milwaukee Repertory Theatre; Philadelphia Theatre Company; Utah Shakespearean Festival; Disney Entertainment; PlayMakers Repertory; Boston Lyric Opera. International: Set and costume design at National Opera House of China and the Central Television of China. Awards: Helen Hayes Award and Ivey Award. Other credits: costume design works in the exhibition Curtain Call: Celebrating a Century of Women Designing for Live Performance at The New York Public Library, Lincoln Center, and the Prague Quadrennial. Huang is a professor in the MFA Costume Design program at the University of Maryland, College Park.