REMEMBERING TWO ECLECTIC ~CONTROVERSIAL PLAYS FROM A GONE ERA


What-the-Wine-Sellers-Buy-03-74-1

Who Remembers these two plays and what were the circumstances in which you remember?  please comment.

WHAT THE WINE-SELLERS BUY- RON MILNER

SLOW DANCE ON THE KILLING GROUND – WILLIAM  HANLEY

Slow-Dance-on-the-Killing-Ground-Playbill-11-64

a young Clarence Williams III  showcases his acting skills – 1964

Veteran  Actor Glynn Turman ,is the only actor connected to both plays.  He made his Los Angeles stage debut in Vinnette Carroll‘s “Slow Dance on the Killing Ground.” An impressive 1974 performance in “The Wine Sellers” earned him a “Los Angeles     Critics Award” nomination and a  Dramalogue Award.   images (10) Glynn

The play was also produced on Broadway as “What The Wine Sellers Buy.” He won his first NAACP Image Award for his work in the play “Eyes of the American.” Most recently, Glynn  Turman was honored with his first Emmy Award after 50 years on stage & screen.

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s