Meet the cast and director of …
GILBERT GLENN BROWN (Dr Martin Luther King Jr) - Recent theatre credits: Dot (Billi Holiday Theatre, True Colors Theatre) LATW's national tour of The Mountaintop, When Jazz Had the Blues (CEK Productions/The Matrix Theatre), Harriet Jacobs (Kansas City Rep), Civil War Christmas (Huntington Theatre), TopDog/UnderDog (Seattle Rep/Center Theatre Group), Spunk (True Colors Theatre Company), The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek (Fountain Theatre), Serial. Black. Face. (Actor's Express), Gospel at Colonus (Ebony Repertory Theatre Company), Martin: Before the Dream (NEC), Charleston Olio (Goodman Theatre & National Black Theatre Festival). TV credits include: The Passage, The Resident, Dynasty, Queen Sugar, Stranger Things, Mr. Mercedes, Valor, Survivor's Remorse, ER, The O.C., Cold Case, Shark, CSI: Miami, and The Shield as well as recurring roles on The Inspectors, and Good Behavior. Film credits: Gilbert appears alongside Taraji P. Henson & Sam Rockwell in the soon to be released Best of Enemies. Other credits include: Down for Whatever, Dreamgirls, Drumline 2 and Raising the Heights. Awards and nominations include: an Emmy for Proctor & Gambles' The Talk, NAACP Theatre Award, Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award, and the Audelco Award. He has appeared in and voiced several commercials and a variety of clients, most recently the NFL for Football Town. BFA - NYU Tisch School of the Arts.
CAROLYN RATTERAY (Camae) - An actor based in the Los Angeles area, some of Carolyn Ratteray's credits include The Cake at the Geffen Playhouse and Echo Theatre Company, Father Comes Home from the Wars (u/s) at the Mark Taper Forum, Pygmalion at Pasadena Playhouse, The Imaginary Invalid, Tartuffe and The Importance of Being Earnest at A Noise Within, How to Disappear Completely and Never Be Found at Theatre @ Boston Court, Merry Wives of Windsor & Alls Well That Ends Well at The Old Globe, and Hecuba at The Pearl Theatre Company. She has studied theatrical clown with Philip Gaulier, Chris Bayes, David Bridel, and Angela De Castro. Some film/tv credits include “Riley Parra”, “Castle”, “NCIS”, “All My Children”, “Chemistry”, “The Young and the Restless”, and “Law & Order: Criminal Intent”. Education: M.F.A., The Old Globe/University of San Diego, B.F.A., New York University. She is a Resident Artist at A Noise Within Theatre and a member of Antaeus Theatre Company.
GREGG T. DANIEL (Director) - Credits include the West Coast premieres of Mfoniso Udofia’s, Her Portmanteau at Boston Court Theatre and Tearrance Arvelle Chisolm’s, Br’er Cotton for Lower Depth Theatre Ensemble. With Rogue Machine Theatre, Lorraine Hansberry’s, Les Blancs (Ovation-nominated, Best Director) and the L.A. premiere of Greg Kalleres’, Honky (nominated Best Director, Comedy). Other credits include, A Raisin in the Sun at A Noise Within (Ovation nominated, Best Director) and a revival of Alice Childress,’ Wedding Band: A Love/Hate Story in Black and White for the Antaeus Company (Winner Stage Raw Award–Best Revival, Best Ensemble). Regional work includes, Samm-Art Williams', Home for the International City Theatre (ICT) and the New Jersey premiere of Katori’s Hall’s, The Mountain Top and Matthew Lopez’s, The Whipping Man for Cape May Stage. He is a recipient of the NAACP Best Director award for the International City Theatre’s production of August Wilson’s, Fences (nominated L.A. Drama Critics Circle, Ovation, and StageScene LA awards). Additional L.A. credits- Lee Blessing’s, Cobb, Eric Simonson’s, Lombardi, Frank McGuinness,’ Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me (Broadway World nomination, Best Director), and Tom Stoppard’s translation of Heroes for Group Repertory Theatre. For Lower Depth Theatre Ensemble, the West Coast premiere of Kwame Kwei-Armah’s, Elmina’s Kitchen (Winner-NAACP Best Ensemble). Gregg is a Founding Member/Artistic Director of Lower Depth Theatre Ensemble (Lower-Depth.com). He is an accomplished actor with over 100 appearances in television and film roles. He is married to actress Veralyn Jones.