Deb Royals-Mizerk, Renée Wimberley, and Alison Lawrence make all the women of “Molly Daughter” unforgettable — if at times indistinguishable — characters. The songs that they and musical director Coty Cockrell sing are moving cries from the heart; but in the end, “Molly Daughter” has too many women to keep them all straight, let alone remember which are which.
“I think casting is 95 percent of a successful show,” says “Molly Daughter” director Carnessa Ottelin. “Casting for me extends into the production team. The performance ensemble of Deb Royals-Mizerk, Renee Wimberley, and Alison Lawrence is absolute, perfect charisma. Coty Cockrell (on piano) and Jason Hedrick (on bass) come together as our beautiful band.”