Sultana books, music & lyrics written and Directed by Minette Bryant.
Composed & performed by Tyler Bray
Produced by Serena Bemis

Perfomance dates: February 15, 16, 21 & 22, 2020

In April of 1865, the Civil War had ended and the healing of a nation had begun. But almost completely lost to history is the story of over 2000 Union soldiers who boarded the steamship Sultana, dreaming of the homes they would never reach.

Read the full story as presented by The Daily Sentinel.... A titanic story: Play puts spotlight on forgotten Sultana


Kat Clevenger- Marilla Sutter
Atticus Belota- Samuel Sutter
Alec Christiansen- Jon Ely
Katie Satterwhite- Julia Ely
Roger Bryant- General Napoleon Dana
David Kovacs- Captain J. Cass Masson
Brenden Kinder- Captain Frederick Speed
Dan Trent- George Safford Sr.
Dane Trent- George Safford Jr.
Eli Arias- Nathan Wintringer
Caylee Ricketts- Anna Annis
Kynlee Navarro- Belle Annis
Stan Palmer- Doctor

Nuns: Brittany Lankford, Marty Kovacs, Serena Bemis

Soldiers: Homer Berry, Emily Murphey, Terrius Aldridge, Arik Arias, John Bradshaw, Elijah Belota, Gwyneth Wilder, Meg Kovacs, Kaleb Ward, Corey Folmsbee, Isaac Belota, Naomi Beale, Ila Sanchez, Deakon Harper, James Villanueva, Ryan Petri

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