Secret Histories/Charleston


About the Production

Secret Histories/Charleston explores the lived experiences of six women living in Charleston, South Carolina. Each cast member shares the unique experiences that brought them to reside in Charleston, and the challenges and joys of embodying complex identities. The production seeks to break down stereotypes and engage in community dialogue by showcasing the real-life stories and experiences of Charleston residents whose stories might not otherwise be heard.

Production Team And Cast

Written by

Ping Chong and Talvin Wilks, in collaboration with the cast


Talvin Wilks

Lighting Designer

Darren McCroom


Waini Haile Buggs, Maud Cox, Luanne A. Edwards, Cathy Nelson, Barbara Sprinkle, Caroline Jabulile White

Performance History


Spoleto Festival USA, Charleston, SC (June 2001)


Spoleto Festival USA