2014-2015 Season

Cassandra Lowe Williams or Ethel Waters?

Here’s a little fun history about the intertwining roles of Greensboro’s very own Cassandra Lowe Williams and legendary singer and actress Ethel Waters.
  • 1950: Ethel Waters as Bernice Sadie Brown in the original Broadway production of The Member of the Wedding:
  • 2009: Cassandra Lowe Williams as Ethel Waters in Triad Stage’s production of Ethel Waters: His Eye is on the Sparrow:

  • 2014: Cassandra Lowe Williams as Bernice Sadie Brown inTriad Stage’s production of The Member of the Wedding:

We are excited to have Ms. Williams back at Triad Stage in the role of Berenice Sadie Brown in The Member of the Wedding along with 9-year-old Aidan Armstrong as John Henry West and New York based actress Erin Schmidt as Frankie Addams (pictured above; photo by VanderVeen Photographers). You might also remember Ms. Williams from other Triad Stage productions including Trouble in Mind, The America Play, A Christmas Carol (2010-2012), From the Mississippi Delta, and North Star. Or, you’re just as likely to have known her as your theatre teacher or minister!

Don’t miss seeing Ms. Williams in action at Triad Stage. The Member of the Wedding ends November 9, 2014.

Triad Stage

Triad Stage is a North Carolina theater company that produces and performs live, professional theater in the Piedmont Triad region. With local and national talent, a focus on artistic excellence, and a distinctly Southern voice, Triad Stage offers a wide sampling of quality theater, including original works and re-imagined classics. You can see Triad Stage’s work at two world-class performance venues in the state: The Pyrle Theater in Greensboro and Hanesbrands Theatre in Winston-Salem.

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