David Mills performs Dreamweaver: The Works of Langston Hughes


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David Mills

David Mills is a writer and actor who has worked professionally in the dramatic and literary communities for more than a decade. For three years, he lived in Langston Hughes’ landmark home where he...

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About this Event

david mills as langston hughesCelebrate Harlem Renaissance writer Langston Hughes—affectionately known as Shakespeare in Harlem—in this one-person-dramatic rendition of Hughes’ poems and short stories. Actor and writer David Mills’ performance takes the audience on an odyssey spanning five decades—from the 1920s through the 1960s — of Hughes’ writings, where Mills portrays Hughes’ notable characters, such as Madam Alberta K. Johnson and Jessie B. Simple. Mills has worked professionally in the dramatic and literary communities for more than a decade. For three years, he lived in Langston Hughes’ landmark home where he was inspired to create his tribute.

Photos from this event are available on Flickr.


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