School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play

May 5 – June 5, 2022

By Jocelyn Bioh

Directed by Amina Robinson

Arcadia Stage

Expected Runtime: 90 minutes with no intermission

Honorary Producers: Risa and Bob Lavizzo-Mourey

Members of an elite boarding school in Ghana are excited for the prospect of earning a spot in the Miss Universe pageant. When Queen Bee Paulina is threatened by unlikely newcomer Ericka, tensions run high. But, as the saying goes: keep your friends close, and your enemies closer.

Cast
Morgan Charéce Hall (Paulina Sarpong) 
Danielle Leneé (Eloise Amponsah) 
Jessica Money (Mercy) 
Imani Moss (Ama) 
Adaeze Nwoko (Gifty) 
Cheyenne Parks (Erika Boafo)
Arielle Faye Telemaco-Beane (Nana)
Ontaria Kim Wilson (Headmistress Francis)

Creative
Director 
Amina Robinson
Assistant Director
Reva Stover
Set Designer 

Colin McIlvaine
Assistant Set Designer
Noelani Montas
Costume Designer
LeVonne Lindsay
Lighting Designer
Shannon Zura
Sound Designer
Daniel Ison
Dialect Coach
Amy Dean
Stage Manager 

Alison Hassman

Performance Schedule

Week of 5/16

Tuesday, May 17, 7:00 PM
Performance Cancelled – Please email boxofficer@ardentheatre.org or call 215.922.1122 for assistance.

Wednesday, May 18, 2:00 PM

Wednesday, May 18, 6:30 PM

Thursday, May 19, 7:00 PM
Performance Cancelled – Please email boxofficer@ardentheatre.org or call 215.922.1122 for assistance.

Friday, May 20, 8:00 PM
Performance Cancelled – Please email boxofficer@ardentheatre.org or call 215.922.1122 for assistance.

Saturday, May 21, 2:00 PM
Performance Cancelled – Please email boxofficer@ardentheatre.org or call 215.922.1122 for assistance.

Saturday, May 21, 8:00 PM
Performance Cancelled – Please email boxofficer@ardentheatre.org or call 215.922.1122 for assistance.

Sunday, May 22, 2:00 PM
Performance Cancelled – Please email boxofficer@ardentheatre.org or call 215.922.1122 for assistance.