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 ï¿½The moments that have impact are brief and sputtering.ï¿½ CLIVE BARNES of NEW YORK POST says ï¿½'Promptly sank. ï¿½ HOWARD KISSEL of NEW YORK DAILY NEWS says ï¿½More like parody than something with its own lifeï¿½ ELYSA GARDNER of USA TODAY says ï¿½Fever-dreamlike intensityï¿½ 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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