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2005’s Lackawanna Blues stays a robust ode to Black pleasure

George C. Wolfe’s Lackawanna Blues begins in a sterile, dreary 1980s hospital room, the place an agonizing Ruben Jr. (Hill Harper) does his damnedest to carry his graying Nanny (S. Epatha Merkerson) again from the sting of loss of life. However quickly sufficient viewers are catapulted again to 1950s Lackawanna, New York, a extra vibrant and colourful time,… Read More »