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Review: ‘Radio Golf’ at Hard Bargain Players

Radio Golf, expertly directed by Terry Spann, and written by the late, esteemed playwright August Wilson, is a powerful study of Black men with two different approaches to progressing in a country ruled by Whites. Covering the issues of race relations, poverty, gentrification and police brutality, the play is the finale of what Wilson called […]

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Capital Fringe 2014 Review: “Master Harold”…And the Boys

The Rude Mechanicals of Virginia present “Master Harold”… and the Boys, a play by Athol Fugard. It’s a piece of theater that lends itself to subtle choices in order to express complex ideas (apartheid, class relations, etc).  The complex ideas are still there, but with the exception of Marcus Salley as Sam, the subtlety is sadly […]

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‘Race’ at Theater J by Sydney-Chanele Dawkins

Race Matters The Crime: Rape. Or is it Race? The Defendant: Charles Strickland is a man who doesn’t comprehend being told “No,” and one who has never had to beg for anything. A wealthy, older white Executive with some notoriety, he is accused of raping an African-American woman in his hotel room. Strickland is ready to […]

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The Best of 2012: Part 9: ‘Solo Performances, Children’s/Young Adult, Directors, Performances & Special Award

 BEST SOLO PERFORMANCES Joe Brack in My Princess Bride at DC Capital Fringe Festival. Alex Brightman in How I Paid for College at The Hub Theatre. Mike Daisey in The Agony and The Ecstasy Of Steve Jobs at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company. Kathryn Kelley in The Belle of Amherst at Bay Theatre Company. Jason Lott in Wonderful Life […]

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Part 2: An Interview With “Master Harold” … and the boys’ Michael Anthony Williams by Sydney-Chanele Dawkins

This is Part 2 of my series of 3 interviews with the cast of “Master Harold”. . . and the boys at Bay Theatre Company. Next: Part Three with Baakari Wilder. The fascinating and multi-talented Michael Anthony Williams is a loving father, actor, writer, and director. Creating the first professional Equity theatre company in Blacksburg, […]

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An Interview with Sean McComas of ‘Master Harold”…and the boys’ by Sydney-Chanele Dawkins

This is Part 1 of my series of 3 interviews with the cast of “Master Harold”. . . and the boys. Tomorrow: Michael Anthony Williams. Sean McComas, a recent Acting graduate of the University of Maryland Baltimore County, is starring in Annapolis, Md. as ‘Master Harold’ (“Hally”) in Bay Theatre Company’s three man ensemble smash of […]

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 (L to R) Cast - Sean McComas (Hally), Baakari Wilder (Willie), and Michael Anthony Williams (Sam) in  Bay Theatre Company's season opener - "Mr Harold" and the boys. Photo courtesy of Bay Theatre Company.

“Master Harold”…and the boys at Bay Theatre Company by Sydney-Chanele Dawkins

“Master Harold” …and the boys is the potential life-changing, pulse racing drama playing in Annapolis, MD., that marks the 11th season opener for Bay Theatre Company. The Company’s mission is to produce theater that is relevant, diverse and thought provoking, and here they succeed in a big way. This timely, compelling play has as many layers […]

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