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Coming January 2021 // UMS Digital Presentation

Some Old Black Man
(UMS Digital Presentation)

 

For three weeks in October, the creative team for this theater production quarantined in Ann Arbor, rehearsing and putting together this production under strict coronavirus safety protocols.

In November, the production was performed and filmed without an audience at the Jam Handy in Detroit. In Some Old Black Man, Wendell Pierce plays Calvin Jones, a handsome, hip, coolly intellectual African-American college professor who moves his 82-year-old ailing but independent blue collar father (played by Charlie Robinson) from Greenwald, MS into his Harlem penthouse. Some Old Black Man explores the personal trauma of a family’s history, as father and son try to rectify past hurts enabled in a racist world that has damaged their personal relationship.

LEAD PRESENTING SPONSOR

  • Tim and Sally Petersen

PRESENTING SPONSORS

  • Newmarket LLC

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

  • Julia Darlow and John O’Meara
  • Anne and Paul Glendon

PATRON SPONSOR

  • Carol Amster
  • Stephen and Rosamund Forrest
  • Beverley and Gerson Geltner
  • Susan and Richard Gutow
  • Jerry and Dale Kolins Endowment Fund
  • James and Nancy Stanley

FUNDED IN PART BY

  • UMS Sustaining Directors

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Coming January 2021
UMS Digital Presentation

Some Old Black Man
(UMS Digital Presentation)

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For three weeks in October, the creative team for this theater production quarantined in Ann Arbor, rehearsing and putting together this production under strict coronavirus safety protocols.

In November, the production was performed and filmed without an audience at the Jam Handy in Detroit. In Some Old Black Man, Wendell Pierce plays Calvin Jones, a handsome, hip, coolly intellectual African-American college professor who moves his 82-year-old ailing but independent blue collar father (played by Charlie Robinson) from Greenwald, MS into his Harlem penthouse. Some Old Black Man explores the personal trauma of a family’s history, as father and son try to rectify past hurts enabled in a racist world that has damaged their personal relationship.

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Some Old Black Man
(UMS Digital Presentation)

UMS Digital Presentation
Sign up for our Digital Presentations email to be notified when available.

CHOOSE A PERFORMANCE:

Join Interest List

Or call the ticket office at 734-764-2538

* Student, Senior and Group Discounts may be available

SPONSORS

LEAD PRESENTING SPONSOR

  • Tim and Sally Petersen

PRESENTING SPONSORS

  • Newmarket LLC

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

  • Julia Darlow and John O’Meara
  • Anne and Paul Glendon

PATRON SPONSOR

  • Carol Amster
  • Stephen and Rosamund Forrest
  • Beverley and Gerson Geltner
  • Susan and Richard Gutow
  • Jerry and Dale Kolins Endowment Fund
  • James and Nancy Stanley

FUNDED IN PART BY

  • UMS Sustaining Directors
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