Casting / Audition Details:
Pearl Cleage's play, A Song For Coretta, is a loving, evocative tribute to a remarkable woman whose life inspired and uplifted the lives of so many others.
It's February 7, 2006, rain pours down, and strangers gather outside the Ebenezer Baptist Church, waiting th turn to pay homage to Mrs. King's remains inside. Five women, different ages, different circumstances, different reasons to attend, converge outside the church entrance and learn about tolerance, acceptance and the strength to go on, in spite of adversity.
1. HELEN RICHARDS, A respectable society widow, who met Mrs. King as a child.
2. ZORA EVANS, A pushy college wannabe journalist.
3. MONA LISA MARTIN, A portrait artist and Katrina survivor.
4. KEISHA CAMERON, A street-smart, wise-mouthed teen-aged mother-to-be.
5 GWEN JOHNSON, A traumatized Iraq war veteran contemplating desertion: