Sunday, July 1, 2012

Brother, Sister Plays Part 2 - The Brothers Size and Marcus or the Secret of Sweet - Portland Playhouse

Written by Tarell Alvin McCraney; Directed by Victor Mack
Cast:  Shun, Shunta Iyun - Lava Alapa
          Ogun - Bobby Bermea
          Elegva, Legva, Marcus - Brian Demar Jones
          Aunt Elegua, Shun - Jennifer Lanier
          Oya, Osha - Ramona Lisa
          Man from state, O Li Roon - Jonah Weston
          Shango, Oshoosi, Terrell - Damian Thompson
          Egungun, Shua - Salim Sanchez
          Momma Moja, the woman who reminds you, Oba - Jocelyn Seid

Brothers one hard working the other has a dream of owning a car.  This is about what is it to be a brother; how many ways is love demonstrated; what kind of sacrifices are required within that love. Beautifully performed; magnificently presented - walked out crying.

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