David Mills performs Dreamweaver: The Works of Langston Hughes
Wednesday 27 February 2013
Lensic Performing Arts Center
211 West San Francisco Street
David Mills is a writer and actor who has worked professionally in the dramatic and literary communities for more tha… Read full bio.
About this Event
Celebrate Harlem Renaissance writer Langston Hughes—affectionately known as Shakespeare in Harlem—in this one-person-dramatic rendition of Hughes’ poems and short stories. Actor and writer David Mills’ performance takes the audience on an odyssey spanning five decades—from the 1920s through the 1960s — of Hughes’ writings, where Mills portrays Hughes’ notable characters, such as Madam Alberta K. Johnson and Jessie B. Simple. Mills has worked professionally in the dramatic and literary communities for more than a decade. For three years, he lived in Langston Hughes’ landmark home where he was inspired to create his tribute.
This event was part of the Lannan Literary series.
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