August 19, 2016

Fall 2016

"A timely work that raises questions about the responsibilities politicians have to the public." - Richard Wesley, playwright


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The Playwright

The concept of Autumn was gestating for more than 20 years as Richard Wesley observed the evolution of Black politicians against a changing political landscape.

The Director

Walter Dallas is an icon in the African-American theatre. He has worked at Yale Rep, Mark Taper Forum, Alabama Shakespeare Company, Negro Ensemble Theatre, Ney York Public, Baltimore Center Stage and abroad for almost 50 years.

Election 2016

The 2016 Election has been filled with the hopes,and dreams of the American people, alongside an unprecedented Presidential Election, giving us a glimpse into our countries future. Take a look.

About Autumn

Autumn, the first full-length play by Wesley in over 27 years, crashes into an unparalleled presidential election season, exploring the conflicts that arise when aspirations collide.


Jerome Preston Bates

LeKethia Dalcoe

Terria Joseph

Brent Langdon

Dorian Missick

Count Stovall

Pauletta Washington