A Soldier's Play - 2015

Des Moines Social Club-2015

The Cast:

Ken-Matt Martin......Captain Richard Davenport

Scott Siepker......Captain Charles Taylor

Aaron Smith......Tech/Sergeant Waters

Freddie Fulton......PFC Melvin Peterson

Scott Siepker as Captain Taylor and Ken-Matt Martin as Captain Davenport. Photo: Andrea Markowski

Scott Siepker as Captain Taylor and Ken-Matt Martin as Captain Davenport. Photo: Andrea Markowski

Larry Moore.......Private C.J. Memphis

Nieko White......Corporal Bernard Cobb

Jerald Brantley Jr.......Private James Wilkie

Nana Coleman......Private Louis Henson

Khalil Adams......Private Anthony Smalls

Theotto Lillard......Corporal Ellis

Brain Vaughan.....Lieutenant Byrd

Shane Donegan......Captain Wilcox

The Production Team:

Director- Matthew McIver

Producer- Ken-Matt Martin

Artist in Residence/Dramaturge- Jiréh Holder

Artist in Residence- Tori Sampson

Scenic Design- Tim Wisgerhof

Costume Design- Jill Frank

Lighting Design- John Pomeroy

Fight Choreography- Karla Kash

Assistant Lighting Designer- Jake Pomeroy

Publicity Director- Deidre DeJear

Associate Producer/Assistant Director- Tiffany Johnson

Associate Producer/Company Manager-Claudine Cheatem

Stage Manager- Kevin Higdon

Assistant Stage Manager- Alexis Davis

House Manager- Tinika Roland

Props Assistant- Catherine Gray

Publicity Intern- Samantha Rud

So all I can say is that you should see the show yourself before it closes Saturday at the Des Moines Social Club if you: 1) enjoy a good whodunit, 2) appreciate great acting, or 3) want an interesting history lesson about race relations during World War II.
— MIchael Morain- Des Moines Register


Front Row: Nana Coleman, Larry Moore, Jerald Brantley Jr., Khalil Adams, Freddie Fulton, Nieko White, Theotto Lillard, Aaron Smith, Scott Siepker. Back Row: Ken-Matt Martin. Photo: Eric Salmon

Front Row: Nana Coleman, Larry Moore, Jerald Brantley Jr., Khalil Adams, Freddie Fulton, Nieko White, Theotto Lillard, Aaron Smith, Scott Siepker. Back Row: Ken-Matt Martin. Photo: Eric Salmon

Freddie Fulton and Ken-Matt Martin. Photo: Eric Salmon

Freddie Fulton and Ken-Matt Martin. Photo: Eric Salmon

Scott Siepker, Brian Vaughan, Shane Donnegan, and Ken-Matt Martin. Photo: Eric Salmon

Scott Siepker, Brian Vaughan, Shane Donnegan, and Ken-Matt Martin. Photo: Eric Salmon