(Michael Billington’s article appeared in the Guardian, 1/10.)

As a famed singer and actor persecuted for his radical politics and civil-rights campaigning, Paul Robeson has the dimensions of an American tragic hero. And, even if a 90-minute one-man show can't encompass the whole of Robeson's extraordinary rise and fall, Tayo Aluko does a fine job in evoking his dynamic presence and in reminding us of the inhospitable attitude to dissent in the land of the free.

via www.guardian.co.uk

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