Being an American Black Man is one of the great paradoxes of our nation. Both loathed and celebrated, we have yet to overcome and be viewed fully human. There’s a twist and tug to being us. It’s not just enough to exist - the world has been taught to fear us, desire us and want to be like us, but not BE us.
Paris Crayton III is very open with the fact that this is his favorite play that he’s written. Commendable, because he has written so many loved plays that audiences in his hometown of St. Louis and in Atlanta have been happy to watch. He has a knack for mystery, where the audience doesn’t know where things will land in the end, and you are on the edge of your seat waiting to see what happens next.