Drowning Crow

  • Date:
    February 1, 2004

    Opened: 19 Feb 2004
    Written by Regina Taylor
    Starring: Aunjanue Ellis (Hannah Jordan), Peter Francis James (Robert Alexander Trigor) , Anthony Mackie (Constantine Trip, aka C-Trip) , Alfre Woodard (Josephine Nicholas Ark Trip), Stephanie Berry (Paula Andrea Bow), Paul Butler (Peter Nicholas), Stephen McKinley Henderson (Sammy Bow), Ebony Jo-Ann (Jackie), Peter Macon (Yak), Curtis McClarin (Simon), Roger Robinson (Eugene Dawn), Tracie Thoms (Mary Bow) and Baron Vaughn (Okra)
    Directed by:Marion McClinton
    Synopsis: A new play by the author of CROWNS. Based on Chekov's THE SEAGULL, DROWNING CROW takes place on the Gullah Islands off the coast of modern-day South Carolina, as a family of theatrical artists comes together for a few very momentous days.

    What the critics had to say.....

    BEN BRENTLEY of the NEW YORK TIMES says �The moments that have impact are brief and sputtering.� CLIVE BARNES of NEW YORK POST says �'Promptly sank. � HOWARD KISSEL of NEW YORK DAILY NEWS says �More like parody than something with its own life� ELYSA GARDNER of USA TODAY says �Fever-dreamlike intensity� LINDA WINER of NEWSDAY says "This is too much about too little and too late." MICHAEL SOMMERS of STAR-LEDGER says "One very dead duck" MICHAEL KUCHWARA of ASSOCIATED PRESS says "Flies erratically"

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