"Hello America"

ensemble theatre · cbg arts / inglewood theater group · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States of America

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MAYANK KESHAVIAH certified reviewer June 20, 2019
"Hello America" Reviewed by Mayank Keshaviah RECOMMENDED “We’ve been silent too long.” An African-American man dressed in a black hoodie and black pants enters and begins dancing to J. Cole’s “Be Free.” His movements are hip-hop, but also ballet. Then another joins him. And another. Soon seven men’s bodies are moving as one — joy, pain, anger, protest, and resilience flowing through them. One man carries a large American flag, lamenting, “This flag is heavy.” Another chimes in that it “drips with red drops of hypocrisy.” Those red drops launch us into a vignette about the thousands of black men who fought in the Revolutionary War, and the Civil War, and in every other American war through the present day. “Justice in my countr... full review
MORNA MURPHY MARTELL certified reviewer June 19, 2019
tagged as: powerful · honest · inspiring
Seven dynamic young men relate what it means to be black in America and be acknowledged as a man.... full review