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Written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
Directed by M. Bevin O’Gara

Scenic Design by Cristina Todesco
Costume Design by Tyler Kinney
Lighting Design by Wen-Ling Liao
Sound Design by Arshan Gailus
Production Stage Manager
Adele Nadine Traub*

Producers Circle
Associate Producers:
Gene Bauer & Ellen Shortell


After the death of their patriarch, the estranged members of the Lafayette clan gather at their crumbling Arkansas plantation home to mourn his loss and settle his estate.  While sifting through a lifetime of memories and junk, they make a gruesome discovery that forces them to confront their family’s dark past.  Playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins (NeighborsAn Octoroon) offers his own subversive take on a classic American genre for a bold new look at race and identity.

RUN TIME: Approx. 2 hours and 15 minutes with one intermission.


Bryan T. Donovan* … Bo
Katie Elinoff … Cassidy
Tamara Hickey* … Rachael
Melinda Lopez* … Toni
Brendan O’Brien … Ainsley
Alex Pollock* … Franz
Eliott Purcell … Rhys
Ashley Risteen … River

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appropriate Photos

Look inside rehearsal for our New England Premiere production of APPROPRIATE.

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appropriating some familiar classics

An examination of how playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins uses the traditions of the Classic American Family Drama to explore questions of race and family in appropriate.

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From Director M. Bevin O’Gara

Director M. Bevin O’Gara gives us a first look at what to expect from the first show in our 2015-2016 Season.

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Inside appropriate

Tuesday, August 18th marked the first rehearsal for the first show of our 25th Anniversary Season, appropriate by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. As the actors begin to delve into their characters and the play begins to take shape, we asked Director M. Bevin O’Gara to talk about the questions being explored in the play, and what kind of […]

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