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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Aging farm laborer and self-taught artist Nukain Mabuza has spent much of his life transforming the… 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?