A Soldier's Play

A Soldier's Play

Written by: Charles Fuller 

Anthony Bean Community Theater    2/15/2008 - 3/9/2008 (schedule)

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Pulitzer Prize-winning drama. "An African-American Sergeant's 1944 murder in a Louisiana Army camp is investigated by his white captain and a black outsider, with shocking results."

""A Soldier's Play takes place in a Louisiana army camp in 1944. Capt. Taylor (Nick Thompson) the white C.O. has a problem. He commands a black company whose sergeant (Harold X Evans) has been murdered. He is worried the murderer may be a white officer or the local Klan. A black captain (Anthony Bean) is assigned to investigate and Taylor tries to discourage him because he feels the assigning of a black investigator means ...Read More

Total performances: 12

Anthony Bean.... Captain Davenport *
Harold Evans.... Tech-Sargeant Vernon C. Waters *
Nick Thompson.... Captain Charles Taylor *
Bobby Toomer, Jr..... Private Henson
Darryl Lutcher.... Pfc. Peterson
Dui Jarrod.... C.J. Memphis
Edward Buckles.... Private Smalls
James Brown.... Private Wilkie
John McCann, Jr..... Cpl. Ellis
Matthew L. Madden.... Lt. Byrd
Sean Johnson, Jr..... Cpl. Cobb
T.J. Toups.... Captain Wilcox
*=featured role

Wilbert L. Williams ....  Director
Chad Talkington ....  Lighting Design; Set Design
Darryl Lutcher ....  Sound Design
Wanda Bryant ....  Costumes


A Soldier's Play
by Will Coviello
Gambit Weekly 2/12/08

Notes: A Soldier's Play had its Louisiana Premiere in 1984 at the Ethiopian Theater and Anthony Bean is reprising his role as Captain Richard Davenport.
References: Publicity; Media; MPC
Record created by: nathompson215

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