Jamaica Plain Residents Star in New England World Premiere at New Repertory Theatre

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Jamaica Plain residents Marge Dunn and Michael Ofori will star in the New England premiere of "Cardboard Piano" at New Repertory Theatre.

Written by the in-demand, young playwright Hansol Jung, "Cardboard Piano" is a riveting new drama that follows a love story between two young women, set against an escalating civil war in Uganda. The show is running from March 23 to April 14.

Jamaica Plain resident Marge Dunn

Marge Dunn is making her New Repertory Theatre debut with this production of "Cardboard Piano" and will be playing Chris. Her other recent credits include "It’s a Wonderful Life" and "Miss Holmes" at the Greater Boston Stage Company; "Dog Act" for which she received an IRNE nomination at Theatre on Fire; "Three Sisters" for which she also received an IRNE nomination and more at the Wellesley Repertory Theatre. She was in "Macbeth" at the Brown Box Theatre Project; "The Draft" at Hibernian Hall; "Romeo and Juliet" and "Much Ado About Nothing" at the Boston Theater Company. She holds a BA in English and Theatre Studies from Wellesley College, and serves as the Technical Director at the Roxbury Latin School. Dunn is also a freelance educator with Watertown Children’s Theatre, Greater Boston Stage Company, and Boston Theater Company.

Jamaica Plain resident Michael Ofori

Michael Ofori returns to New Repertory Theatre after last being seen in "Statements After an Arrest Under the Immorality Act" and will be playing a soldier and Paul in his latest show. His other recent credits include "The Journey" as Ahab, "Much Ado About Nothing" as Leonato and more. He holds a BFA in Theater from the University of Ghana; and MA in African Studies from Ohio University; and an MFA in Theater Education from Boston University. He currently teachers theater at Mount Holyoke College. He is originally from Ghana.