The New Group
Rehearsals begin for the World Premiere of Thomas Bradshaw's BURNING. Artistic Director of The New Group, Scott Elliott directs.BURNING: In emotionally charged intersecting stories, a contemporary black painter (Peter), who depicts shocking racial violence in his art but hides his race from the press, goes to Berlin for a gallery show. And in the mid-'80s an ambitious teenage boy, comes to New York to become an actor and is taken in by a gay couple as they are preparing the debut of a new Broadway play.
-The New Group
Stephen Tyrone Williams stars as Peter.
CHILDREN OF GOD
Kareem Mortimer's critically acclaimed CHILDREN OF GOD screens at BAMcinematek as part of their Creatively Speaking program this Sunday (9/18) in Brooklyn.
CHILDREN OF GOD: Tells the story of three Bahamians: Lena (Margaret Laurena Kemp), a conservative, religious woman married to a closeted preacher, Johnny (Johnny Ferro), an emotionally blocked artist, and Romeo, a free-spirited musician who hides his sexuality from his family.
Stephen Tyrone Williams stars as Romeo Fernander.
2011 UrbanWorld Film Festival
Andrew Dosunmu'sRESTLESS CITY
Andrew Dosunmu's RESTLESS CITY will screen as part of the 15th Annual Urban World Film Festival Friday (9/16) and Saturday (9/17) in NYC.
RESTLESS CITY: The story of an African immigrant surviving on the fringes of New York City where music is his passion, life is a hustle, and falling in love is his greatest risk.
RESTLESS CITY was an official selection of the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.
Stephen Tyrone Williams is featured as Kareem