Acclaimed Play Yellowman at the Fountain Theatre
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The last date listed for Yellowman was Thursday April 21, 2005 / 8:00pm.
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Tarell Alvin McCraney's latest acclaimed play tracks the coming-of-age of a group of talented young African-American prep-school singers whose choral prowess is woven seamlessly into the story. Pharus, the undisputed superstar of the choir, is searching for the courage to let his true self shine through, in this work by MacArthur Fellowship-winner McCraney (The Brother/Sister Plays), who's been called "without question, the hottest young playwright in America" (Chicago Tribune). The West Coast premiere reunites director Trip Cullman, star Jeremy Pope and several other cast members from its 2013 New York run. Learn More
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WOW. This is one of the most thought provoking events on stage. It is more than entertainment, it is a view of a segment of African-American society that is simply not discussed with those outside of it. It is a must see event.... THANK...continued
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Critic’s Choice! “Pitch perfect! Poetically charged! There’s not a weak link in this formidable production. Butler and Henry are simply virtuosic. Perfectly focused and poignant, their performances are indelible.” —L.A. Times
“A riveting, thoughtful and touching exploration of racism…wonderfully well-performed…Shirley Jo Finney’s adroit/savvy direction captures every one of the play’s shifts and nuances…Outstanding and compelling actors.” —Hollywood Reporter
“This production definitely has strong legs to move up to a midsize equity house!…A hypnotic, undulating theatrical tone poem.” —Variety
is a celebration of language and the human sprit. It’s an exquisite and provacative exploration of racism within the Black community.
Alma, a dark-skinned African-American woman, and her childhood friend Eugene, a light skinned African-American man, have been life-long friends — yet when their friendship turns to love, the different colors of their skin raise obstacles that become insurmountable.
Are we on the inside what we appear to be on the outside? Are we ultimately victims of the biases and prejudices of our parents, our community, no matter what color our skin?