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Most Dangerous Man in America (W.E.B. DuBois) – Castillo Theatre, New York

Writer: Amiri Baraka Director: Woodie King, Jr. Reviewer: Jamie Rosler It is fitting that Amiri Baraka’s final play, receiving its posthumous world premiere as part of New Federal Theatre’s 45th season, looks at the evening of another prominent man’s life—a man who had a profound impact on Baraka’s own ideas and practices. Most Dangerous Man in America (W.E.B. DuBois), directed ...

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Dutchman – Castillo Theatre, New York

Writer: Amiri Baraka Director: Woodie King, Jr. Reviewer: Jamie Rosler If you read newspapers, watch television, or engage in social media, you know that race, and racism in America, are being openly discussed in a way that perhaps they never were before. In that context, a play that first premiered in 1964 fits unfortunately well into the theatrical landscape of ...

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Amiri Baraka: in Performance and Conversation – Contact, Manchester

Reviewer: Katherine Kirwin [Rating: 4.5] Amiri Baraka is one of the leading figures in the evolution of literature and the spoken word, and it was an honour that he concluded his UK tour at the Manchester Literature Festival, prefaced by a performance by Young Identity. Young Identity are a group of young poets and performance who encourage literacy, critical thinking ...

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