The Great God of the Dark Storm Cloud

June 1 - June 1, 2022
The Welcome Dome @ Pioneer Courthouse Square

Staged Reading June 1, 2022 @ 7pm

written by Josie Seid

A contemporary retelling of the Greek tragedy Hecuba as told from an African American perspective, integrating modern themes and concepts. A principal, haunted by a school shooting, uncovers a series of unthinkable crimes and conspiracies…and is pushed toward taking a shocking act of revenge.


The Welcome Dome @ Pioneer Courthouse Square

701 SW Sixth Avenue in Portland, Oregon


Lauren Modica
Yemaya, Lula Delphine
Shareen Jacobs
Maya Leveau
Andrea White
SANITE LEVEAU Maya’s daughter and Lieutenant in NOPD
Victor Mack
ELEGBA/DR. ESU/BAIN CAVENAUGH Orisha-The Trickster/Maya Leveau’sPsychiatrist/Mayor
Heather Nichelle
Olokun, Prentice


Josie Seid
Playwright & Director

Production Team

Stephanie Mulligan
Stage Manager

Season Sponsors

National Endowment for the Arts
English Spanish