BROWN BOY MAD, the movie
Check out the live performance below! Please like, share, and review. A longer version of this film is currently being submitted to film festivals. And feel free to donate to Fisk directly– link below.
An autobiographical play about race, rage, & survival in “post-racial” America. By SekouWrites. In early 2020, a staged reading of my “play” BROWN BOY MAD was performed by the Fisk University Stagecrafters– the drama department at Fisk University. This film shows the first performance which occurred on Wednesday, 2/26/20– the same month and day that Trayvon Martin was killed.
- Starring Fisk students: Jeffrey Z. Casey, Chelseai Maree Cunningham, Kiare Keke Green, Meaghan Hall, Kyron McDonald, & Keenya Phillips-Riley
- “Blessed” was created by Gina Calloway (music, melody, arrangement) and SekouWrites (lyrics). As performed by Chelseai Maree Cunningham with musical accompaniment by Konson Patton
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- A staged reading is a form of theatre where actors read from the script of a developing play. Used to gauge the effectiveness of the dialogue, pacing, flow, and other dramatic elements that the playwright or director may wish to change. Audience feedback is invaluable so please leave a review
- A choreopoem is a multifaceted dramatic expression that combines various elements like film, poetry, dance, music, and song. The term was first coined in 1975 by American writer Ntozake Shange in a description of her work, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow Is Enuf
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