F4ytgsmrnelhmu1ezehm

A Human Being, of a Sort

(Production) Produced by Williamstown Theatre Festival @ ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance

1000 Main Street, Williamstown, MA, USA

June 26, 2019 - July 7, 2019

official website

Jonathan Payne (Playwright) & Whitney White (Director)

Starring: André Braugher, Sullivan Jones, Matthew Saldivar, Keith Randolph Smith, Jeorge Bennett Watson, Antonio Michael Woodard, & Frank Wood

It’s 1906, and at the Bronx Zoological Park, an African-American convict named “Smokey” (Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner André Braugher) is guarding the zoo’s most sensational exhibit: Ota Benga (Antonio Michael Woodard), a Congolese pygmy. As the public’s fascination intensifies and protestors call for Ota’s release, Smokey must grapple with the fact that his own freedom depends on another black man’s captivity. Based on a true story, Jonathan ...

see more...

CREDITS