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Gun & Powder

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Until May 5, 2024

It's a musical about having the right to choose who you want to be, in a country so riven by tribalism that improvising a new racial persona can seem the most subversive act imaginable.

The Washington Post

Why See Gun & Powder?


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Coming to the Paper Mill Playhouse in spring 2024 is this extraordinary tale based on a legend from book writer Angelica Cheri's own family! 

The story of her white-passing ancestors Mary and Martha Clarke, new musical Gun & Powder charts their journey across Texas in the late 19th century, where they used their biracial identity to their advantage, heading on a crime spree to raise money for their sharecropper mother.

With a soundtrack that fuses jazz, blues, soul, and more, this exhilarating musical shines a light on these remarkable women and their radical approach, while exploring the nature of 'passing' and it continues to impact people of color to this day.

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Previews from: 14 April 2024

Opening night: 15 May 2024

Run time

Two hours and 30 minutes with one interval


You may be required to wear a mask during this performance. Please contact the venue directly for more information.

Cast and Creative


Liisi LaFontaine as Martha Clarke
Ciara Renée as Mary Clarke
Jeannette Bayardelle as Tallulah Clarke
Aaron James McKenzie as Elijah
Hunter Parrish as Jesse Whitewater
Jisel Soleil Ayon as standby Mary and Martha

Rickens Anantua, Reed Campbell, Carrie Compere, Meghan Olivia Corbett, Joann Gilliam, Francesca Granell, Aaron Arnell Harrington, Mary Claire King, Malik Shabazz Kitchen, Rayshun LaMarr, Zonya Love, Tiffany Mann, Tony Perry, Adam Roberts, Hank Santos, Christine Shepard, Katie Thompson, Aurelia Williams, and Jason SweetTooth Williams.


Written by Angelica Cheri and Ross Baum
Directed by Stevie Walker-Webb
Music by Ross Baum
Musical direction by Austin Cook
Orchestrations by John Clancy
Scenic design by Beowulf Boritt
Costume design by Emilio Sosa
Lighting design by Adam Honoré
Sound design by Connor Wang
Wig, hair, and makeup design by J. Jared Janas and Tony Lauro
Fight Direction by Sordelet and Inc.'s Rick Sordelet
Intimacy Direction by Crista Marie Jackson
Casting by Tara Rubin Casting

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