Colman Domingo's A Boy and His Soul PDF

By Colman Domingo

ISBN-10: 1783190582

ISBN-13: 9781783190584

Electronic ISBN: 9781783195572

In 2010, Domingo's self-penned play A Boy and His Soul premiered Off-Broadway on the winery Theater, for which he gained GLAAD Award: notable big apple Theater: Broadway & Off–Broadway and a Lucille Lortel Award for remarkable Solo exhibit. He used to be additionally nominated for a Drama table Award and a Drama League Award.

Where do you get SOUL? From looking at your mom and dad promote the home you grew up in? From learning the kinfolk mystery approximately your loopy cousin? Or from the youth documents present in your parents’ basement? From Stevie, Aretha, Marvin, Chaka, Barry, Gladys…and Colman. Propelled via the beat of vintage soul, delicate R&B and disco, this can be the soundtrack of a boy’s coming of age in 70s and 80s Philadelphia.

A Boy and His Soul used to be the recipient of the Lucille Lortel Award top Solo convey, GLAAD Media Award top Play On or Off Broadway and the ITBA top Solo convey awards.

"A blazingly charismatic performer." big apple Times

"Personal, poignant and pungent… [an] evocative, relocating piece a few guy who reveals himself and a wide a part of his id via music." The Stage

"A attractive and smooth one-man show." day-by-day Telegraph

"Its sprinkling of sharp observations coupled with a heartfelt love for the track makes A Boy and His Soul difficult to resist." What's On Stage

"The characters created through Domingo… are so vibrant, so likeable, so easily but vividly embodied… it truly is tricky to resist." reputable London Theatre

"Leaves you yelping for more." Observer

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Bashir offers alice the bouquet of stems. She accepts it. Scene Ten bashir’s motel room. rhiannon and bashir are in the middle of the oral history interview. RHIANNON Next question: If you were a bird, which would you be? Where would you fly for the winter? BASHIR I’d be a zunzún. It’s a kind of hummingbird. It can fly through chain link. RHIANNON People usually say big things, like eagles and hawks. But I guess I shouldn’t be surprised to get a weird answer from a guy who tried to give my mom a jumpsuit.

Bashir lunges at rhiannon, screaming. She shrieks. Her hiccups stop. She dissolves into giggles. RHIANNON You want roses or something? BASHIR I was going to leave this for Alice, but I’ll come back some other time. RHIANNON I’ll take it home tonight. ) Do I look like a snoop? bashir hands rhiannon the package. RHIANNON I read about a man who had hiccups for a year. He shot himself in the head just to make them stop. BASHIR Little girls should fly kites. Play with dogs. RHIANNON Last month my dad caught me “suffocating” a goldfish.

You got the wrong lady. 20 Lidless BASHIR Is your name Alice? ALICE It’s a common name. BASHIR Are you from south Texas? Do you smoke Parliaments? Are there moles along your collar bone spaced like Orion’s Belt? Do you wash with Ivory soap? Chew cinnamon gum? Bite your fingernails until they bleed? Is there a birthmark, shaped like a raven, an inch beneath your left breast? ALICE Get out of my shop. BASHIR My name is Bashir. You know me as detainee number one-seven-six, arrested in Afghanistan and sent to Guantánamo in 2001, where I stayed until I was released to Canada, the country of my teenage years, eight years later, because Pakistan, the country of my birth, refused to repatriate me.

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