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Tommy J and Sally

The Studio@620 presents Tommy J and Sally by Mark Medoff, directed by Craig Wallace

Tommy J and Sally by Mark Medoff, Directed by Craig Wallace

Featuring Reginald Robinson as Tommy J and Magali Nass as Sally.

Play Synopsis:

Is TJ who he says he is? Is Sally who she says she is? Or is Tommy J and Sally at The Studio@620each who the other says the other is?  A black man invades a white woman's life, claiming she's someone she says she isn't.  The results are a racial and personal conflagration that changes both the intruder and intruded upon.  A modern twist on Sally Hemings and Thomas Jefferson that unleashes a tsunami of anger and emotion leading to cleansing.

Playwriting Workshop

A free playwriting workshop with Tony-award winning playwright Mark Medoff will be held on Saturday January 10 from 11 AM - 3 PM.  Mr. Medoff is currently the teaching playwright at the University of Houston School of Theatre and Dance. He won the Tony and Drama Desk Award in 1980 for "Children of a Lesser God" which was later adapted for film. 

The Studio@620 is hosting this workshop in conjunction with their production of "Tommy J and Sally".  Anyone interested in attending should RSVP to 727-895-6620.

About the director

Craig Wallace is excited to make his professional directorial debut at The Studio@620.  He is a classically trained actor who has performed in numerous theatres around the country.  Tommy J and Sally has been an important play to Craig ever since he created the role of Tommy J under the direction of Bob Devin Jones at Woolly Mammoth Theatre in Washington DC.  Craig is very grateful to Bob and Mark Medoff for t heir continued support and the opportunity to introduce Florida theatre goers to this intriguing and dynamic piece of storytelling.

 

 

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