red, black & GREEN: a blues
by Marc Bamuthi Joseph for The Living Word Project
Produced by MAPP International Productions
Directed by Michael John Garcés
Marc Bamuthi Joseph
Tommy Shepherd aka Emcee Soulati
Set/Installation Design by Theaster Gates
Media Design by David Szlasa
Lighting Design by James Clotfelter
Choreography by Stacey Printz
Documentary Films by Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi
Photography by Bethanie Hines
Music Composed by Tommy Shepherd
Costume Design by Mai-Lei Pecorari
Sound Design by Gregory T. Kuhn
rbGb logo by Rolando Brown
World Premiere: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (San Francisco, CA), October 13-15 and 20-22, 2011.
red, black & GREEN: a blues is co-commissioned by Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts at University of Houston, Walker Art Center, Lehigh University, and The America Project, with support from the Ford Foundation and the Nathan Cummings Foundation.
Developmental residencies have been provided by Carolina Performing Arts at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Critical production support for rbGb has been provided by the Technical Residency Program at Z Space.
red, black & GREEN: a blues has received generous support from The National Endowment for the Arts; The New England Foundation for the Arts' National Dance Project, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and additional funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Boeing Company Charitable Trust; The MAP Fund, a program of Creative Capital supported by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation; East Bay Community Foundation, with matching support from United States Artists; Panta Rhea Foundation; and Zellerbach Family Foundation.