October 26, 2023   by Diep Tran for PLAYBILL

The Refuge Plays can only be described as an epic, but for it’s two matriarchs, it means so much more. Listen to Nicole Ari Parker (Early) and Jessica Frances Duke (Gail) discuss killing turkeys, playing elderly women, and channeling their ancestors in this world premiere production.

“I remind myself there are hundreds of people out there every night—not even knowing they’re about to be healed, that they’re about to be consoled, that they’re about to be held, that they’re about to be accepted.” -Jessica Frances Duke

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Categories: 2023/24 Season and Artist Interviews. Tags: Nathan Alan Davis, Patricia McGregor, and The Refuge Plays.