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The Death of the Last Black Man… Opens Off-Broadway

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first_img Show Closed This production ended its run on Dec. 18, 2016 Star Files Related Shows The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World View Commentscenter_img Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks’ searing The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World opened on the Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre stage at the Pershing Square Signature Center on November 13. Parks is the Residency One Playwright of the Signature Theatre’s 2016-17 season. The full company, including Julian Rozzell, William Demeritt, Patrena Murray, Mirirai Sithole, director Lileana Blain-Cruz, Signature Artistic Director Paige Evans, Daniel J. Watts, Roslyn Ruff, Parks, David Ryan Smith, Jamar Williams, Amelia Workman and Reynaldo Piniella, snapped a pic to celebrate the opening. Check out the pics, and catch Parks’ intense work, which has already extended twice, through December 18. Paige Evans, Suzan-Lori Parks, Lileana Blain-Cruz & company(Photo: Shevett Studios) Daniel J. Wattslast_img read more

Chrystal Ezechukwu Named Women’s Basketball Player of the Week

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first_imgFRISCO, Texas – Nicholls’ Chrystal Ezechukwu is the Southland Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, the league announced Monday.Ezechukwu led the Colonels (6-14, 3-8) to a 79-63 win over McNeese with 35 points last Wednesday night, her second consecutive career-high scoring performance. The senior was three rebounds shy of a double-double against the Cowgirls but also recorded three assists, one block and one steal in the win. In addition to an 87.5-percent clip from the free throw line, Ezechukwu also registered a 63.6-percent outing from the field against the Cowgirls.Basketball Player of the Week – Chrystal Ezechukwu, Nicholls – Sr. – Forward – Decatur, Ga.Ezechukwu set a career-high scoring mark for the second-consecutive game, pouring in 35 points to go along with seven rebounds, three assists and no turnovers in a 79-63 victory at home over rival McNeese. Following her 25-point game last weekend, Ezechukwu had another dominating performance Wednesday night, going 14-of-22 from the field and 7-for-8 at the free-throw line. Her 35 points are the most by any Southland player in a single game this season and are just four shy of the Colonels’ program record.Honorable Mention: Damilola Balogun, McNeese; Caitlyn Williams, Southeastern Louisiana; Alexes Bryant, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.Southland weekly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athlete is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on 25 percent of ballots.last_img read more