August Wilson's Gem of the Ocean From New African Grove Theatre Company
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The last date listed for Gem of the Ocean was Sunday July 15, 2012 / 2:00pm.
Currently at Southwest Arts Center
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Featured review from Rudene Barlow
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The actors and the director of the New African Grove Theatre Company did justice to August Wilson's Gem of the Ocean. A very good quality production. The scenery and lighting accented the both simplicity and the depth of the play's messages which are still relevant today. Typical of August Wilson, the play was lengthy and at times the character's dialogs too long, yet that is due to the playwright and not the director. I would encourage the actors to speak up a little louder and/or have the volume of the acoustics increased because at times the dialog was lost.
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Theatre was great. Acting was fine. I kept dozing off, maybe because it was boring, and also accents were tough to understand sometimes. I have seen much of his work before, and loved it, including by this group. had to leave instead of stay all...continued