Black Mary (Shawna Peña-Downing, left) is the loyal assistant to Aunt Ester (Sherri Roulette-Mosley), a 287-year-old former slave who helps people on their journeys of healing. They’re seen in the Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre’s presentation of “Gem of the Ocean.”
Black Mary (Shawna Peña-Downing, left) is the loyal assistant to Aunt Ester (Sherri Roulette-Mosley), a 287-year-old former slave who helps people on their journeys of healing. They’re seen in the Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre’s presentation of “Gem of the Ocean.” Bob Paisley Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre
Black Mary (Shawna Peña-Downing, left) is the loyal assistant to Aunt Ester (Sherri Roulette-Mosley), a 287-year-old former slave who helps people on their journeys of healing. They’re seen in the Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre’s presentation of “Gem of the Ocean.” Bob Paisley Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre

August Wilson’s ‘Gem of the Ocean’ weaves mysticism and realism at KC’s Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre

February 22, 2017 10:00 AM