Inspired BY The Tragic Story of Belly Mujinga
Written by Dr. Hassan Abdulrazzak
Directed by Anonymous
Gloria works at a train station and suffers from asthma. When David, her white manager, demands that she work on the concourse during the coronavirus outbreak, her life is put in danger. Inspired by the true story of Belly Mujinga.
LEE SHERMAN (GLORIA)
Lee can be seen in the recurring role of ‘Director of This Is Mars’ on the CW’s Jane the Virgin, ‘Sister Patricia’ in the Showtime series Shameless as Aunt Haleemah in the digital series, East Of La Brea (streaming on YouTube) from writer Sameer Gardezi (Modern Family, Outsourced) and Paul Feig’s, Powderkeg Media and as Kristen in the feature film, Rule Of Thirds (release FALL 2020). Theatre Credits include: Un-Rule-Lee (Off-Broadway), Mama Metal (Denver Center Theatre's New Play Festival).
DWIGHT HICKS (BISIMWA)
Dwight Hicks began his stellar career at the University of Michigan as a defensive back for the Wolverines, where he received All Big Ten and All American honors. He signed with the San Francisco Forty Niners as a free safety and his outstanding play led him to four consecutive Pro Bowl appearances. Dwight played a pivotal role in Super Bowl XVI, the 49ers first championship and in 1984 he was defensive captain of the Super Bowl XIX team.
After a phenomenal career on the field, Dwight is now creating a successful career in the entertainment industry. Some of his film credits include The Rock with Sean Connery and Nicolas Cage, Armageddon with Bruce Willis, a Francis F. Coppola's Jack starring Robin Williams, Sound Wave, Virginia and Cartel War. A few of his television credits include Castle, Scorpion, Body of Proof, How I Met Your Mother and The Hallmark Mystery Channel movie Holiday For Heroes.
Also, Dwight has won an Emmy Award for his narration of 49ers Studios Production of The Faithful.
KEVIN KELLY (DAVID)
Kevin Kelly has lived a life acting, writing songs & plays performing them in NYC & LA. He’s a member of the Actors Studio & you can hear some of his music KevinKellyMusic.com
GABRIELA DE LUNA (LAWYER)
Gabriela de Luna is a Los Angeles based actress whose acting career began in Washington D.C. She made her feature debut in the film Summertime, directed by Carlos Lopez Estrada, which premiered at this year's Sundance Film Festival. She is a regular actor, writer and director at her home base theatre in the heart of Los Angeles, The Frida Kahlo Theatre. Look for her in the upcoming horror anthology Expulsion, directed by Robert Diaz Leroy.
Gabriela de Luna
Playwright: Dr. Hassan Abdulrazzak
Hassan is an award-winning playwright whose work includes The Special Relationship (Soho Theatre, 2020), And Here I Am (Arcola Theatre, 2017 and UK tour; Europe, Middle East and Africa tour, 2018-2019), Love, Bombs and Apples (Arcola Theatre, 2016 and UK tour; Golden Thread, San Francisco, 2018 followed by a second UK tour; Kennedy Centre, Washington DC, 2019), The Prophet (Gate theatre, 2012) and Baghdad Wedding (Soho Theatre, London 2007; BBC Radio 3, 2008; Belvoir St Theatre, Sydney 2009; Akvarious productions, Delhi & Mumbai 2010).
The Director has requested to remain anonymous and guide audiences to donate to the fundraiser in Memory of Belly Mujinga.