“You can’t soak up love making television, but when you walk into that theater, you’re getting that investment,” he said.
“I try to make sure I get a good bite to eat,” she said. “I like jewelry a lot. If I see someone selling handmade jewelry, I’m definitely going to go there.”
The show draws parallels between Jewish and African slavery.
The production is presented in partnership with Washington, D.C.’s Adventure Theatre.
“I don’t know a person that doesn’t love Motown music,” Johnson said.
“First tried it in 1990 at a college I went to in Kentucky, just at clubs around town, and the rest is history,” Tone said. “I hit the road in 1993 and didn’t look back.”
“The best thing for me is giving them the chance to change, giving them the chance to shine,” Mosley said.
“I think everyone’s an artist, and that’s the main conversation I have with people when they come to the door,” Wiggins said.
“I look at these shows as a way for us all to put matters out of our minds that day — including myself — and give ourselves over to the music,” he said.
Miillie Mesh, Deanne Brodie-Mends, Jabee, Ebony Iman Dallas, Don Eisenberg and W. Jerome Stevenson discuss the culture of the metro’s arts scene.