South Camden Theatre Company Opens KING HEDLEY II

by Patricia Bradford

Production opens April 24 Through May 10 on Fridays and Saturdays 8p.m. and Sundays 2p.m.

CAMDEN, N.J. — April 7, 2015 – South Camden Theatre Company, a nonprofit professional theatre organization located in Camden, New Jersey concludes its 10th season titled “A Season of Faith” with a three week production of KING HEDLEY II opening April 24, 2015 at 8p.m. Written by Pulitzer Prize and Tony winner August Wilson and directed by Connie Norwood KING HEDLEY II is the ninth play in his ten-play Pittsburgh cycle chronicling the a decade-by-decade historic depiction of the African-American experience. Set in the poverty-stricken Hill District in the mid 1980’s the play is thought of the most tragic of Wilson’s cycle as it focuses on the downfall of the prideful ex-con protagonist, King Hedley II. The cast includes Roderick Slocum, Meryl Lynn Brown, Nastassja Baset, Damien J. Wallace, Eric Carter, and Maurice A. Tucker.

Producing Artistic Director Joseph M. Paprzycki states, “South Camden Theatre Company is proud to produce our second August Wilson play on our stage in Waterfront South Theatre. KING HEDLEY II is led by director and SCTC favorite Connie Norwood who is bringing a seasoned and talented cast to enliven the words of our greatest African-American playwright.”

All performances will be held Friday and Saturday evenings at 8 p.m. and Sunday afternoons at 2:00 p.m. at the 96-seat Waterfront South Theatre located at 400 Jasper Street in Camden, New Jersey. For more information about South Camden Theatre Company, please visit Follow the company on Twitter at @SCTC1 and @ArtWillSaveUs and on Facebook at

About South Camden Theatre Company, Inc.

The South Camden Theatre Company is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit professional theatre company dedicated to helping revitalize the City of Camden, New Jersey by producing meaningful, professional theater in the City’s Waterfront South District. Founded by a playwright, the South Camden Theatre Company stages seldom-seen, classic plays and original works as the resident theatre company at Waterfront South Theatre. South Camden Theatre Company is a proud member of The New Jersey Theatre Alliance, South Jersey Cultural Alliance, and the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance. For more information on South Camden Theatre Company and Waterfront South Theatre, visit

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