When memory fades, love endures. Such is the story behind Blackberry Winter at Actor’s Express, a world premiere by onetime Atlantan Steve Yockey. At its center is Vivienne, the adult daughter of a woman with Alzheimer’s disease. In what the Express calls some of Yockey’s most poignant writing to date, Vivienne (Carolyn Cook) confronts the myriad challenges of caring for someone who […]
Archives for October 2015
Our top recommendation this week: Steve Yockey’s “The Thrush & the Woodpecker,” a National New Play Network rolling world premiere we’ve been looking forward to since Actor’s Express announced its season.
The risk-taking playwright gets a world premiere double bill at Actor’s Express.
How to attack business or leisure travel like a pro.
In the days leading to one of Muhammad Ali’s most anticipated fights, the heavyweight boxing champ forms an unlikely friendship with controversial Hollywood performer Stepin Fetchit. Fetch Clay, Make Man, by award-winning playwright and performer Will Power, explores the improbable bond between these two drastically different and influential cultural touchstones. This true story is as […]