A new biographical drama, Adam, tells the true story of African-American civil rights leader Adam Clayton Powell Jr., a United States congressman from 1945 to 1971. He was a man who knew that mass action was the most powerful force and said that “as long as it is within the law, it’s not wrong; if the law is wrong, change the law” — a strong message that still resonates today. – Excerpt from a review in

Presented as part of the 2016-17 Season

Play opened February 9, 2017 at the Castillo Theatre

Artist Credits

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Playwright Peter DeAnda
Director Ajene D. Washington
Set Designer Chris Cumberbatch
Lighting Designer Antoinette Tynes Antoinette Tynes
Costume Designer Kathy Roberson
Actor Timothy Simonson

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