Review: Antonio’s Song: I Was Dreaming of a Son at Contemporary American Theater Festival

Antonio’s Song is a masterful collaboration between two distinguished artists—some may remember Dael Orlandersmith’s emotionally charged Yellowman that tore through Washington D.C. some years ago, or her Stoop Stories. Her lyrical language and raw emotional style blend perfectly with the basic story of co-writer Antonio Edwards Suarez in Antonio’s Song: I Was Dreaming of a Son.

The intimacy of the setting in Studio 112, the unrelenting honesty of Suarez as he shares their reflections and the lyrical choreopoem style blend with the jazzy bopping music for an engaging experience at this year’s Contemporary American Theater Festival. Read More »

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