Between Two Knees

Name: The Perelman Performing Arts Center (PAC) (PAC)
Address: 251 Fulton Street, New York, NY 10007
Production Information
First performance date: February 4, 2024
Opening date: February 13, 2024
Closing date: February 24, 2024
External Links: Official Website

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Production Description
The play centers on one family’s story of love, loss, and resilience spanning the 1890 massacre at Wounded Knee, forced re-education at Indian boarding schools, World War II, the Civil Rights Movement, Vietnam and the American Indian Movement occupation of Wounded Knee in 1973.
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
The 1491s Playwright
Ryan RedCorn Songs
Eric Ting Director
Ty Defoe Choreographer
Shaun Taylor-Corbett Choreographer
Rod Kinter Fight Director
Regina García Set Designer
Lux Haac Costume Designer
Elizabeth Harper Lighting Designer
Jake Rodriguez Sound Designer
Shawn Duan Projection Designer
Younghawk Bautista Hair & Wig
Amanda Nita Luke-Sayed Production Stage Manager
Julie Felise Dubiner Dramaturg
Joy Dickson Casting
Tanis Parenteau Casting
Tara Rubin Casting Casting
Stephanie Yankwitt Casting

Actor Role
Rachel Crowl Ensemble
Derek Garza Young Isaiah, Eddie, Ensemble
Justin Gauthier Larry
Shyla Lefner Irma, Irene, Ensemble
Wotko Long Older Isaiah, Ensemble
James Ryen Ensemble
Shaun Taylor-Corbett Ensemble
Sheila Tousey Older Irma / Ensemble
Irma-Estel Laguerre Older Irma / Ensemble UNDERSTUDY
Jessica Ranville Young Irma / Irene / Ensemble UNDERSTUDY
John Scott-Richardson Older Isaiah / Ensemble UNDERSTUDY
Kholan Studi Young Isaiah / Eddie / Larry / William / Ensemble UNDERSTUDY
Ryan Antony Williams Larry / Ensemble UNDERSTUDY
Contains depictions and graphic details of violence against Native peoples including war, genocide and massacres; depictions of death and gun-related violence; depictions of Native American boarding schools; use of aggressive and stereotypical anti-Native rhetoric; pedophile priests; Nun-ja fights; country line dancing, ballet, hip hop, traditional powwow; Vaudeville; prophecies; surprise revelations; loud rapping; 31 wigs; over 300 props; Disney princesses; mime wolves; a bison; a rapture; and a really big explosion.