“Br’er Cotton” at Lower Depth Theatre Ensemble

Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm’s remarkable play, Br’er Cotton, is as current as this morning. Powerful and passionate, Br’er Cotton reaches into the past as it reflects the miserable, torn, disaffected present. Ruffrino (excellent Omette Anassi) is a Black teenager consumed by the injustice he sees around him and the never-ending tragedy of Black men of all … Continue reading “Br’er Cotton” at Lower Depth Theatre Ensemble

“Pure Confidence” at Sacred Fools’ Black Box Theatre

The pernicious notion of human slavery reached its zenith in America with the dehumanizing subjugation of an entire racial population. True, there is a record of slavery since biblical times; those patriarchs had slaves, and multiple wives, seven hundred for Solomon plus three hundred concubines according to the Bible. The Romans famously had Greek slaves … Continue reading “Pure Confidence” at Sacred Fools’ Black Box Theatre