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Can I Get

A Witness

Conceived by Meshell Ndegeocello 
Created in collaboration with and Directed by Charlotte Brathwaite

@Harlem Stage

Installation/Costumes: Abigail DeVille 
Lighting/Video Design: Kent Barrett 
Production Manager: Bona Lee
Production Assistant: Hao Bai 
Artwork: Mary Olin Geiger

Organ: Jake Sherman 
Keyboards: Jebin Bruni 
Drums: Abraham Rounds

With: Meshell Ndegeocello, Staceyann Chin, LaToya Ruby Fraizer, Justin Hicks, Jadele McPherson, &

Paul J. Thompson


"A fierce tide of feeling — rage and despair, love and hope and exaltation... an almost indefinable work of music theater." New York Times Critics’ Pick

"Ndegeocello’s piece, staged as a church service, employs music, sermon, text, images, and movement, all of which enter into conversation with Baldwin’s monumental and delicate essay about how black bodies were perceived not only by white Americans but by blacks themselves." The New Yorker







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