“Welcome to Hell,” the voice says. “Please choose from the following options: to speak to the person with whom you would least like to spend eternity, press 1 ...” She doesn’t know how she ended up in “Hell,” but it’s all too familiar, especially when She realizes that He is there. Shifting between absurd comedy and chilling drama, wth spins a surreal tale of a couple in “Hell” waging an endless battle with language and emotions as their weapons…until one of them finds the courage to break the cycle.
The link for the reading will be sent the morning of the event
Michelle A. Banks as SHE
MICHELLE A. BANKS is a well-rounded artist from Washington, D.C. and is currently the Artistic Director of Visionaries of the Creative Arts (VOCA) based in D.C. She was the former Artistic Director of Onyx Theatre Company for over 11 years in NYC. Michelle has received recognition for her acclaimed work in theater such as the 2017 recipient of Gallaudet University’s Laurent Clerc Award. She has vast experience in acting and directing. She can be seen in SOUL FOOD, GIRLFRIENDS, and COMPENSATION.
Nayte Paxton as HE
Nayte Paxton's professional entertainment journal spans over 40 years performing internationally as a musician, singer, dancer, and actor. He is the Co-Founder of Visionaries of the Creative Arts (VOCA) and current Associate Artistic Director. He was Voice Director for the 2010 production of Michael Frayn’s NOISES OFF; the historical Gallaudet University performance at the American College Theater Festival in Towson, MD. He spent 12 seasons as Voice Director and voice actor for numerous theater productions with the University.
Paxton was the voice actor for the young character, Travis Younger; the African intellect, Joseph Asagai; and the weaselly Carl Lindner in the 2018 spring production of Lorraine Hansberry’s A RAISIN IN THE SUN, performed on the campus of Gallaudet University; Voice Director and voice character for Z: THE OTHER CHRISTMAS STORY, performed at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in Brooklyn, New York, December 2019.
Paxton expands his talents and skills as Co-Director for the upcoming performance of A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Spring, 2022.
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Link for the event will be emailed that morning