By Colman Domingo
Electronic ISBN: 9781783195572
In 2010, Domingo's self-penned play A Boy and His Soul premiered Off-Broadway on the winery Theater, for which he gained GLAAD Award: notable manhattan Theater: Broadway & Off–Broadway and a Lucille Lortel Award for notable Solo express. He was once additionally nominated for a Drama table Award and a Drama League Award.
Where do you get SOUL? From looking at your mom and dad promote the home you grew up in? From studying the kinfolk mystery approximately your loopy cousin? Or from the youth documents present in your parents’ basement? From Stevie, Aretha, Marvin, Chaka, Barry, Gladys…and Colman. Propelled by means of the beat of vintage soul, delicate R&B and disco, this is often the soundtrack of a boy’s coming of age in 70s and 80s Philadelphia.
A Boy and His Soul used to be the recipient of the Lucille Lortel Award most sensible Solo express, GLAAD Media Award most sensible Play On or Off Broadway and the ITBA top Solo exhibit awards.
"A blazingly charismatic performer." long island Times
"Personal, poignant and pungent… [an] evocative, relocating piece a few guy who unearths himself and a wide a part of his id via music." The Stage
"A attractive and delicate one-man show." day-by-day Telegraph
"Its sprinkling of sharp observations coupled with a heartfelt love for the tune makes A Boy and His Soul not easy to resist." What's On Stage
"The characters created by way of Domingo… are so vibrant, so likeable, so easily but vividly embodied… it really is tough to resist." respectable London Theatre
"Leaves you yelping for more." Observer
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