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Whistle In Mississippi

By Jeff Stetson

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Michael Green [Martin Luther King]
– Tapped by fate to portray Martin Luther King Jr. in his first play at the age of ten, Michael has forever been smitten by the acting bug. He has performed roles as diverse as Walter Lee in “A Raisin in the Sun” to Menelaus in “The Trojan Women”. Michael received critical praise for his recent performances as Dr. King in The Meeting at the Lyric West Theatre in Boston and the Schomburg Center in Harlem, NY. Other roles of note include Sam in “Blues for an Alabama Sky” (Our Place Theatre-Boston), Reverend Ambrose in “A Lesson Before Dying” (new Repertory Theater-Boston), the Governor in “The Blacks” (Classical Theater of Harlem-new York), Dan in “This Way Forwad” (Hadley Players-New York), Michael in “Blues train” (National Black Theatre-new York), and Moses in “Camp Logan” (Victoria Five Theatre-new York). He has performed in six national tours including two seasons with Theatreworks USA”s Freedom Train. Michael can be seen in syndication on CBS”s “Walker Texas Ranger” having completed two episodes, and can be heard as the voice of Uncle Al on Nickelodeon”s Bill Cosby series “Little Bill.”


Lawrence Winslow [Malcolm X]
– Lawrence was recently seen in the Classical Theatre of Harlem’s production of “MacBeth” playing the role of McDuff, he has also filmed national commercials for Universal Orlando, Sears and Staples. Lawrence is thrilled to be playing the role of Malcolm X and dedicates his work to the memory of his brother Harry.


Ron Wilks [Rashad]
– Ron is a native New Yorker who studied at Hubert Berghof Studios. He is an active member of THE H.A.D.L.E.Y. PLAYERS having
roncastphotosmperformed in THIS WAY FORWARD, THE WRATH OF MEDUSA, and was a stand out in A SONG FOR YOU…THE LENA HORNE STORY which was also performed at the American Museum of Natural History. “I am thankful to Michael Green for casting me in this wonderful play”.

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