The Last Othello
By Robert Joseph AholaGenre: A Drama in One Act
Runtime (Min/Max): 45 - 50 Minutes
Cast: (Male/Female/Other): 1/2/
Synopsis: Paul Robeson and Uta Hagen who once headlined the longest running Shakespeare ever on Broadway, and who spent a large portion of their careers on "The HUAC Blacklist," meet 20 years later, just before Robeson's last performance of Othello at Stratford-on-Avon. A poignant portrait of the most powerful influence for political change in the history of Black America, The Last Othello gives a shattering insight into Paul Robeson in his later years - a Promethean actor, singer and activist who ultimately became a casualty to his own courage and unwillingness to bend.
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Notes: Published in 2008 by JAC Publications. www.jacpub.com/
Contact Info: Robert Joseph Ahola 310-713-0547 www.jacpub.com/ www.robertahola.com/
|Political activist Paul Robeson is in his final days as an actor and his finest hour as a man.|
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