Cooperstown: Brian Golden's Drama Tackles Love, Race and Baseball
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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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Fantastic! You don't have to be a baseball fan to enjoy this play. The acting was great and the story even better. As a minority whose no strangers to prejudice and racism, I found this 50's drama relational to 2013. This drama about family,...continued
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“Director Darryl Johnson’s cast perform consistently well … There is much to enjoy here, especially if you’re a baseball fan.” -LA Weekly
“Director Darryl Johnson’s light touch saves the story from being bombastic or melodramatic, even as the characters’ revelations of their secrets unfold. Very well cast, the ensemble is perfectly natural and engaging. It is a fine-tuned production inaugurating the Road Theatre Company’s second space, The Road on Magnolia.” -ArtsInLA.com
“Powerful and poignant” —Nohoartsdistrict.com
“The multilayered journey and the final outcome here, are compellingly entertaining, and heart touching.” –_Tolucan Times _
“There’s not an unsympathetic character on the Road On Magnolia stage, and with director Darryl Johnson coaxing pitch-perfect performances from an impassioned Burroughs, a feisty Grant, a perky Shoemaker, a peppy McNeill, and vibrant Hu, there’s not a weak-link in the cast.”—StageSceneLA
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