Domingo’s `Boy’ growing up off-Broadway

Apr 20

Thick Description artistic director Tony Kelly reports the good news that former San Franciscan Colman Domingo’s stellar one-man show, A Boy and His Soul, will be part of the 2009-2010 season at off-Broadway’s Vineyard Theatre. Kelly will direct, as he did in the show’s original Thick D run in 2005 and in its revival in the fall of last year. The...

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Review: `The America Play’

Dec 05

Rhonnie Washington (left) is The Foundling Father, an Abraham Lincoln lookalike, who lets customers (such as David Westley Skillman) take aim and fire a cap gun at him in Suzan-Lori Parks’ The America Play, part of Thick Description’s 20th anniversary season. Photos by Rick Martin.   Thick Description revives `America’««««   Echoes,...

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Review: `A Boy and His Soul’

Sep 07

Colman Domingo revisits his West Philadelphia, soul music-infused childhood in the solo show A Boy and His Soul at San Francisco’s Thick House. Photos by Rick Martin. Domingo’s soulful `Boy’ better than ever at Thick House (four stars) Marcel Proust had his madeleienes. Colman Domingo has his ’70s soul music. The needle touches down on the...

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Review: `Dead Mother, Or Shirley Not All in Vain’

Jan 14

opened Jan. 13, 2007 at Traveling Jewish Theatre, San Francisco Wacky `Dead Mother’ springs to vibrant life three 1/2 stars Shirley not to be missed Dead Mother, contrary to its title, is quite a lively evening of theater. The full title of David Greenspan’s wickedly playful, intelligent play, Dead Mother, Or Shirley Not All in Vain, gives you some idea...

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