Stephen Ruffin (Omari) is proud to be making his debut on the Horizon Stage. Acting credits include Too Heavy For Your Pocket, Shakespeare in Love, Tell Me My Dream (Alliance Theatre), Cardboard Piano (Actors Express), Beyond Reasonable Doubt: The Troy Davis Project (Synchronicity Theatre), Romeo & Juliet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Cymbeline (Atlanta Shakespeare Company), A Christmas Carol, The Tempest (Hippodrome State Theatre). TV/Film: “Summer 03,” “Love Is__,” “Sleepy Hollow,” “The Resident,” “Legacies,” “Daphne & Velma,” “Survivor’s Remorse,” “Good Girls,” “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul.” Thank you to the Bolden Klan for continuously supporting me, for trusting me to bring Omari to life, and for guiding this beautiful ship. Thank you Lisa and Jeff for using your space to tell a timely, necessary story. Thank you Dominique Morisseau for this text, and for continuing to gift us with plays that illuminate the truth and diversity of the Black experience in America. Mad love to friends, my family, and my honeybee.