I AM NOT SAM at The Space

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Deborah Klugman – Stage Raw

Michael Phillip Edwards’s fiery one-person play is less a drama in the traditional sense than a blistering rumination on identity and race, and the toll racism takes on American men of color. Its urgency erupts not from events per se but from the inner dialogue of the pivotal speaker, an elderly black man named Sam who simultaneously burns with racial pride and shame. Read more…

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