A compelling, suspenseful drama, ‘Race,’ on Hill stage

A compelling, suspenseful drama, ‘Race,’ on Hill stage

by Hugh Hunter

When it comes to the question of race, our 200-year national theater has gone full circle. After a long history of ignoring the role race plays in American life, modern day theater is now preoccupied with its importance. In “Race” (2009), now running at Stagecrafters, playwright David Mamet tosses his penny into the pond.

The plot is stereotypically simple. Charles Strickland, a wealthy white man, stands accused of raping a young black woman in a hotel room. The law firm of Lawson and Brown struggles to decide if it wants to accept the case. Evidence to support Strickland’s guilt […] Read more

You asked, he delivered! Andre Ezeugwu, back on stage!

You asked, he delivered! Andre Ezeugwu, back on stage!

Voodoo Macbeth
Directed by Bob Devin Jones

The time has finally come…. André Ezeugwu is making his Florida debut back to the stage as the Sergeant/Porter in this amazing production of Voodoo Macbeth, working with some amazing people!!

The Studio@620 honors the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s legacy with “Voodoo Macbeth”, inspired by Orson Welles’ historic 1936 production. For those unfamiliar, the play centers on a brave Scottish general named Macbeth who receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland.

An all African American cast directed by Bob Devin Jones, will include local notables Sharon Scott*, […] Read more