“A celebration of Baldwin’s legacy as an inspiration for artists to create their own work that, like his, defies genres and expectations.” –New York Times
September 8, 2016September 11, 2016

Meet the Artists


Heidi Rodewald • Cast

Production Team

Stew • Cast
Nell Bang-Jensen • Production
Patreshettarlini Adams • Production
Kimithia Cashin • Production
Nell Bang-Jensen

Nell Bang-Jensen is a Philadelphia-based theater artist, writer, and educator. She joined the Wilma’s artistic staff in 2014 after working as a director, actor, and dramaturg for theater companies including Applied Mechanics, Hedgerow Theatre, Luna Theater, Plays & Players, InterAct Theatre Company, The Riot Group, and the Philadelphia Dramatists Center. Nell is an Adjunct Professor at The University of the Arts and a graduate of Swarthmore College. Nell was the Wilma’s Artistic Associate from 2014 until November 2016, when she became Associate Artistic Director of Pig Iron Theatre Company through a Leadership U One-on-One Fellowship, funded by the Andrew W.
Mellon Foundation and administered by Theatre Communications Group.