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The Brothers Size

Written by Tarell Alvin McCraney
Directed by Shirley Jo Finney
Produced by Simon Levy
Starring Gilbert Glenn Brown, Matthew Hancock and Theo Perkins

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CRITIC’S CHOICE! – Los Angeles Times – “Thrills with wit, vibrancy… dazzling performances!”

O! – OVATION RECOMMENDED!

“This is sure to be one of the season’s memorable productions.” – LA Weekly

“Playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney boasts a rare talent: an utterly distinctive voice. He sounds like no one else, his cadences hearty and beautiful. I am in love with his voice, and in all likelihood you will feel the same way.” – The Hollywood Reporter

“Powerful acting leads the way in this richly emotional work by Tarell Alvin McCraney. It is a real winner and one of our FEATURED events. GO!” – Performing Arts LIVE

“One of those rare gems of contemporary playwriting that gives hope to the future of the craft… It’s probably the best theater I’ve seen this year so far. You deserve it. Everyone does. This is a perfect example of what theater can do, invoke and inspire when everything is so well-done and well….brilliant.” – EyeSpyLA

“If I could I would stand in front of the Fountain day and night shouting to all that passed, “Here is the power of theatre, here is the magic of the stage!” – Working Author

Award-winning director Shirley Jo Finney returns to direct The Brothers Size, the second play in McCraney’s Trilogy, following our acclaimed and award-winning In the Red and Brown WaterThe Brothers Size is a hot-blooded, music-filled drama from one of the country’s most exciting new voices. After a homecoming in the bayous of Louisiana, the Size brothers, Ogun and Oshoosi, try to start fresh. This haunting, funny, and heartbreaking tour de force probes sexuality, coming of age, and the bonds of family as the brothers struggle to discover identity and to unearth a new sense of freedom.

EXTENDED! Until September 14th

REVIEWS
CRITIC’S CHOICE!Los Angeles Times
O! – OVATION RECOMMENDED!
RECOMMENDED! TOP TEN!Stage Raw
RAVE!LA Weekly
RAVE!The Hollywood Reporter
RAVE!BroadwayWorld
RAVE!Stage and Cinema
RAVE!ArtsInLA
RAVE!Life in LA
RAVE!Performing Arts LIVE
RAVE!Eye Spy LA
RAVE!Working Author
RAVE!Cynthia Citron Reviews

SLIDESHOW: Brothers Size Production Meeting

SLIDESHOW: Brothers Size Rehearsal Photos

KPFK Radio Interview (starts at 39:20)

L.A. Times Feature Article about Tarell Alvin McCraney