• Facebook - Black Circle
  • YouTube - Black Circle
  • Twitter - Black Circle
  • Instagram - Black Circle

National Black Theatre

Presents the Workshop Production of

Written by




Tracey Conyer Lee

Directed by Zhailon Levingston


When justice fails us, we all do time. From his childhood friend to a dude he’s never met, Curtis’ life sentence has been placed on us all. Who gets exonerated? Whose appeal is heard? And who chooses solitary confinement? Inspired by a true story, RETREATS’ concrete walls and barbed wire fencing infest the prison of our minds, of our reactive life choices, and our inability to live free. #FreedomAndJusticeForAll

Presented as part of NBT’s

I Am Soul - Playwright Residency Program.


Izmir Ickbal (Set)

Christina Tang (Lighting)
Katherine Freer (Projections)

Chris Darbassie (Sound)

Belynda Hardin (Props)

Rachel April (Stage Manager)

Jen Williams (Ast. Stage Manager)

Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's

National Black Theatre
Institute of Action Arts