South Florida actors Larry Robinson and Curtis Ballard perform in THE PIANO LESSON, August Wilson's second Pulitzer Prize-winning work. Directed by Robert D. Nation, at Andrews Living Arts, 23 NW 5TH St. Fort Lauderdale, 33301, Feb. 10, 11, 17 & 18 at 8:00 PM and Feb. 12 & 19 at 3 PM. This production will feature some of the finest actors in the South Florida area.
Larry Robinson, who plays Doaker, returns to ALA after his one-man show, The African American Portrait Gallery that he performed last winter. He is a SAG eligible actor, who has appeared in over ten feature films, seven TV show and 16 plays. His skills include: character roles, stunts, dialects voiceovers, story telling and swimming. In 2000, Larry received the "Curtain UP Award" for Best Supporting Actor in South Florida for the play Buffalo Soldier.
Curtis Ballard, who plays Boy Willie, has taken the bold leap from film director to "on stage" actor. With a background in film production, he is thrilled to be on the other side of the camera at ALA Studio. His diverse style of acting has transcended perfrectly to his on stage character.
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