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profiles ROB DEMERY (Tony) is thrilled to make his Alliance debut as Tony. Stage credits: Fetch Clay, Make Man (Muhammad Ali, Suzi nom); Lombardi (Dave Robinson); The Watsons Go to Birmingham (Byron); Sarafina (Silence); Ceremonies in Dark Old Men (Theo); To Kill a Mockingbird (Tom Robinson); A Christmas Carol (Fred); Othello: The Remix (Othello); A Soldier’s Story (Corporal Cobb); The Waiting Room (Riley Innes); Robert Johnson: Trick the Devil (Lem); No Land’s Man (Dred Scott); Twelfth Night (Sea Captain/Priest). Film/television credits: Get On Up, 90 Minutes in Heaven, Devil’s Knot, “2nd Generation Wayans” and soon to be seen in a co-starring role on the WGN television show “Underground.” Thanks to my heartbeat, Amber Demery. This one, as usual, is for my Brother J. Demery is the founder/artistic director of Red Light Arts in Riverdale. RedLightArts.com EBONI FLOWERS (Evelyn) New York: Dead Dog Park (Bedlam), Paradox of the Urban Cliché (Wild Project), Miss Julie (August Strindberg Rep ­— NYIT Award nomination), Court Martial at Fort Devens (New Federal/Castillo Theater — AUDELCO award winner), The Right Reverend Dupree in Exile (Billie Holiday Theater). Regional: The Sting of White Roses (NC Black Rep), Three Sisters, Trojan Women, The Winter’s Tale, Coriolanus, As You Like It, Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse (Alabama Shakespeare Festival), Sex Acts (PushPush Theater), Freddie Hendricks YEA (7 Stages). Television: “Blue Bloods (CBS),” “Show Me a Hero (HBO)” and “Friends of the People (TruTV).” Clark Atlanta University (B.A.), Alabama Shakespeare Festival/University of Alabama (M.F.A). Dedicated to the Freedom Riders in all of us. MARKITA PRESCOTT (Sally) is proud to make her Alliance stage debut! Recent credits include Lucretia in Flambeaux at the Poet’s Den in NYC (AUDELCO award nominee for best actress in a musical); The First Noel (workshop at the Classical Theater of Harlem); Hit-Lit (Queens Theatre). TV/film: “Barry” (Netflix), “The Knick” (Cinemax). M.F.A. in

acting from Rutgers Mason Gross School of the Arts. SAG/AFTRA/AEA. Thank you Mom and Dad for your sacrifices! Jeremiah 29:11. STEPHEN RUFFIN (Bowzie) is honored to return to the Alliance Theatre. Recent credits include Beyond Reasonable Doubt: The Troy Davis Project (Synchronicity Theatre); Romeo & Juliet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Two Gentlemen of Verona (Atlanta Shakespeare Company); A Christmas Carol, The Tempest (Hippodrome State Theatre); Tell Me My Dream (Alliance Theatre). TV/film: “Sleepy Hollow,” “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul.” Thank you Jody for believing in me, Margot for leading us and Jiréh for trusting me with this beautiful character. Mad love to my family, friends, pets and my alluring WIFE! MIRANDA CHILDERS (U/S Evelyn) is beyond excited to make her debut at the Alliance Theatre! Recent credits include Nina in the MXAT/Harvard A.R.T. reworking of The Seagull (Moscow); 3 Days in Savannah (Manhattan Repertory Theatre); Rosa Parks/Doña Louisa in The Roberto Clemente Story (Teatro Sea’s bilingual theater); and Sarah in Ragtime (Cape Fear Regional Theatre). Professionally trained in theater at the University of Evansville. Childers has a B.A. in Spanish from Methodist University and the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina. Humble thanks and appreciation to friends, family and the entire Too Heavy for Your Pocket team! CYRAH HILL (U/S Sally) is thrilled to make her Alliance stage debut! Recent TV/film credits include “Hashtags, Heels and Happiness” and commercials for Harris Teeter and the NBA App. B.A. in theater with a dance concentration from Spelman College with additional training at NYCDA. Hill is the owner and operator of Fehree Performance Atlanta, an after-school performing-arts program serving Atlanta Public Schools. Deepest gratitude to family, friends and fellow artists.

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THE ALLIANCE THEATRE :: Too Heavy for Your Pocket  

Encore Atlanta is the official show program for the Fox Theatre, the Alliance Theatre, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, The Atlanta Opera, th...

THE ALLIANCE THEATRE :: Too Heavy for Your Pocket  

Encore Atlanta is the official show program for the Fox Theatre, the Alliance Theatre, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, The Atlanta Opera, th...