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Clybourne Park
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A Review of the Pulitzer-Winning Broadway Play “Clybourne Park”

Posted April 25, 2012 by Joshua Bloodworth

Not for the faint of heart, Clybourne Park unflinchingly dissects the history of racism and resentment on both sides of the black/white color divide.

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Curtis William, Eddie K. Robinson in Dream Deferred; Photo Credit: David Gallardo
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“Dream Deferred:” A Review of a New Play About Gentrification

Posted April 23, 2012 by Joshua Bloodworth

America is obsessed with gentrification. The off-off Broadway play ‘Dream Deferred’ is one of the latest works of art to explore it.

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Journey Out Of the Ghetto: A Review of Katori Halls’ New Play “Hurt Village”

Posted March 2, 2012 by Kelly Virella

Katori Hall’s new play deals in a familiar trope — the black family trapped in the ghetto and seeking to get out — but takes an unusual fresh and provocative approach.

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Key Art for Stick Fly, Alicia Keys Broadway Musical
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Joshua Bloodworth Reviews Alicia Keys’ New Play “Stick Fly”

Posted December 19, 2011 by Joshua Bloodworth

Stick Fly is the equivalent of a summer black buster movie with big stars, an amazing set, and a story that is contrived and ultimately ephemeral, leaving little impression beyond the performance of the actors.

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Joshua Bloodworth Reviews “Renaissance in the Belly of A Killer Whale”

Posted December 9, 2011 by Joshua Bloodworth

A new off-off Broadway play explores the gentrification of Harlem, through the eyes of three young African-American women who were raised in Harlem. From spoken-word to song to dance, the three actors individually and collectively shine.

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