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Review: Painful and Beautiful Slice of Americana in ‘Waiting to be Invited’

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Review: Painful and Beautiful Slice of Americana in ‘Waiting to be Invited’

Red Herring Productions teams with PAST Productions for a moving, righteous production of S. M. Shepard-Massat’s Waiting to be Invited, directed by Patricia Wallace-Winbush. Waiting to be Invited follows three friends and co-workers, Ms. Odessa (Julie Whitney-Scott), Ms. Delores (Patricia Wallace-Winbush), and Ms. Louise (Demia Kandi), in Atlanta in the early 60s, leaving work to […]

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PAST Productions’ Heartfelt and Charming ‘Two Old Black Guys Just Sitting Around Talking’

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford PAST Productions’ Heartfelt and Charming ‘Two Old Black Guys Just Sitting Around Talking’

PAST Productions closes their 2017 with a fantastic revival of Gus Edwards’ Two Old Black Guys Just Sitting Around Talking directed by Patricia Wallace-Winbush. The eponymous “guys” are long-term friends, rivals, and sometimes enemies Henry (Tony Roseboro) and Abe (Truman Winbush, Jr). When we meet them on a park bench, Henry’s first words are about a woman […]

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PAST Productions Tackles Classic Ceremonies In Dark Old Men

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford PAST Productions Tackles Classic Ceremonies In Dark Old Men

PAST Productions returns to Columbus stages after mounting several productions and readings in the August Wilson Festival no one will soon forget. This time, they’re taking on the work of one of Wilson’s primary inspirations, Lonnie Elder III. Elder’s Ceremonies in Dark Old Men opened last weekend in a production directed by Patricia Wallace-Winbush and runs through […]

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Theatre Review: August Wilson Festival Ends on Another High Note with Radio Golf

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Theatre Review: August Wilson Festival Ends on Another High Note with Radio Golf

PAST Productions present the final play of August Wilson’s American Cycle to close the August Wilson Festival in conjunction with Short North Stage. Their riveting Radio Golf, directed by Truman Winbush, Jr., opened on Thursday in the Green Room of the Garden. Radio Golf caps the cycle both chronologically, set in 1997, and for the playwright, premiering […]

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URBAN LIVING TOUR 2020

This year’s Urban Living Tour event has been postponed due to COVID-19, but will be returning later this summer!

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