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Some Old Black Man review - Wendell Pierce and Charlie Robinson are riveting

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

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Intergenerational racism is explored in James Anthony Tyler's gripping play, as a son and his father try to find a way to live together
An ageing father has just moved into his son's apartment. We meet them at breakfast - the capable son cooks, the ailing father crabs at him and their tone hovers between light and dark as they bicker, sing and reminisce. Donald , 82 and too ill to live on his own, is a former taxi driver from Mississippi. Calvin has done better for himself, working as a university professor and living in a Harlem penthouse. The son does not want his father...
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