A Boy and His Soul (Oberon Modern Plays) (Paperback)

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Where do you get SOUL? From watching your parents sell the house you grew up in? From discovering the family secret about your crazy cousin? Or from the childhood records found in your parents' basement? From Stevie, Aretha, Marvin, Chaka, Barry, Gladys...and Colman. Propelled by the beat of classic soul, smooth R&B and disco, this is the soundtrack of a boy's coming of age in 70s and 80s Philadelphia.

A Boy and His Soul was the recipient of the Lucille Lortel Award Best Solo Show, GLAAD Media Award Best Play On or Off Broadway and the ITBA Best Solo Show awards.

"A blazingly charismatic performer." New York Times

"Personal, poignant and pungent... an] evocative, moving piece about a man who finds himself and a large part of his identity through music." The Stage

"A beautiful and tender one-man show." Daily Telegraph

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

"The characters created by Domingo... are so colourful, so likeable, so simply yet vividly embodied... it is difficult to resist." Official London Theatre

"Leaves you yelping for more." Observer

About the Author

Colman Domingo is the author of Wild with Happy (Dramatists Play Service), A Boy and His Soul, Up Jumped Springtime, and The Brothers. The artistic work of Mr. Domingo has been honored with a Tony, Drama Desk and Drama League nomination. His work has won the OBIE, Lucille Lortel, GLAAD, Connecticut Critics Circle, Bay Area Theater Critics Circle and Internet Theater Bloggers Award. Colman has received fellowships and/or residencies from The Sundance Theater Lab, The People's Light and Theater Company, and the Banff Playwrights Colony. Mr. Domingo is currently under commission from The American Conservatory Theater. His plays have been produced at The Public Theater, The Vineyard Theater, Theatreworks, Philadelphia Theater Company, Baltimore Centerstage, The Tricycle Theater (London), Theater Rhinoceros and Thick Description Theater. Mr. Domingo as an actor has starred on Broadway in Passing Strange, Chicago, Well and The Scottsboro Boys and has worked in films such as Lee Daniel's The Butler, Lincoln, Red Hook Summer, Passing Strange, Miracle at St. Ana, King of the Bingo Game and Newlyweeds among others.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781783190584
ISBN-10: 1783190582
Publisher: Oberon Books
Publication Date: April 15th, 2014
Pages: 96
Language: English
Series: Oberon Modern Plays