PAUL ROBESON at the Ebony Repertory Theatre

Photo by Craig Schwartz

Margaret Gray – LA Times

Even the sparest account of the life of Paul Robeson, the lawyer, actor, singer and civil rights activist who died in 1976, has a mythic power: He accomplished more, against greater odds, than seems quite humanly possible.

Phillip Hayes Dean’s one-man play “Paul Robeson” (1977), in a revival directed by the playwright at Ebony Repertory Theatre, derives real momentum from this astonishing biography — then fritters it away. Read more…

Running through March 30.  Additional performances April 18-20.