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Theater review: Malcolm X on a Shakespearean pedestal

Theater review: Malcolm X on a Shakespearean pedestal

Theater review: Malcolm X on a Shakespearean pedestal

Kerry Lengel , The Republic | azcentral.com  2:56 p.m. MT Feb. 3, 2017

Marcus Gardley comes not to bury Malcolm X but to praise him.

Gardley is an Oakland, Calif., playwright known for his poetical language in works including “… And Jesus Moonwalks the Mississippi” and “Black Odyssey.” His latest is “X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. the Nation,” commissioned by the Acting Company, based in New York, for a world-premiere national tour that launched this week in Arizona.

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Salon Reading Series Tickets On Sale

Salon Reading Series Tickets On Sale

The 16/17 season of The Acting Company John McDonald Salon Reading Series continues on May 15th with Meg Miroshnik's Lady Tattoo directed by Associate Artistic Director Devin Brain. Inspired by the subversive trend of wealthy American women embracing tattoo aristry at the turn of the 19th century, Lady Tattoo explores the human need for the power and control that secrets offer. Don't miss this first public reading of Meg Miroshnik's compelling new play!

May 15th at 7pm at The West Side YMCA 5 West 63rd Street... read more