Friday, June 1, 2012
|Lynne with Randy Reinholz, Spencer Battiest, |
Michael Wise, Shayna Jackson, and Noah Hunt
Loosely based on Shaun’s own life, Distant Thunder features more than twenty characters, the largest cast of any play developed by Native Voices to date. Darrell Robes Kipp, co-founder and executive director of the Piegan Institute in Browning, Montana, and Redman Little Plume, a Blackfeet Elder, are the play’s advisors. Among the reading’s actors are Marisa Quinn (Lipan Apache*), “Huilen” in the Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2, and hip hop/gospel artist Spencer Battiest (Seminole*).
The first public staged reading of Distant Thunder will takes place Saturday, June 2 at 7:30 pm at the Autry National Center, Wells Fargo Theater, 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027. The performance is free but reservations are requested. Reservations are almost at capacity but if you’re interested in attending call 323-667-2000, ext. 354.
Starring: Marisa Quinn (Dorothy Dark Eyes), Kalani Queypo (Darrell Waters), Geri Keams (Betty Still Smoking), Olivia Espinosa (Shareen Still Smoking), Noah Hunt (Jim Running Crow), Michael Wise (White Feather), David D. Schildt (Old Man), Spencer Battiest (Tonto), Shayna Jackson (Aiyana Buck), Roman Zaragoza (Smudge), Randy Reinholz (Raymond Buck), Ellen Dostal (Rachel), Carla-Rae Holland (Roberta/Thelma), and Robert Greygrass. Matthew Smedal is musical director.
For a complete look at the cast go to Native Voices’ latest blog entry located HERE.
*Refers to the artists’ tribal affiliation
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