“American Moor” a Catalyst for Change

 

By Michele Markarian

 

“American Moor”.  Written by Keith Hamilton Cobb.  Directed by Kim Weild.  Presented by O.W.I. (Bureau of Theatre) and Phoenix Theatre Ensemble. At Plaza Theatre, Boston Center for the Arts, through Aug. 12. 

 

At the end of this deeply personal, soul-mining dialogue, with an invisible but audible white Director, the Actor, played by the magnetic Keith Hamilton Cobb, asks him to tell him what scares him, what makes him feel deeply.  And it’s an appropriate question, because experiencing Cobb perform and being privy to his inner thoughts and emotions somehow makes us privy to our own. Read more ““American Moor” a Catalyst for Change”