Irish daughter, Irish mother: playwright Hammond readies for world premiere of ‘The Eva Trilogy’ at the Magic

For playwright Barbara Hammond, some very significant moments have inspired her latest play, a very personal work that combines the power of her Irish heritage with her experiences as a … Continue reading Irish daughter, Irish mother: playwright Hammond readies for world premiere of ‘The Eva Trilogy’ at the Magic

Review: The Magic’s ‘Grandeur’ a strong examination of the duality of Gil Scott-Heron

For all of the influence and passion Gil Scott-Heron spread among the world in his 40-plus years as an artist, the final chapter of his life was largely a painful, … Continue reading Review: The Magic’s ‘Grandeur’ a strong examination of the duality of Gil Scott-Heron

The Magic’s ‘Grandeur’ revisits the power and legacy of Gil Scott-Heron

Hearing Gil Scott-Heron speak about his powerful early 1970’s anthem “The Revolution Will Not be Televised,” which was first a spoken poem and then a song, you hear the voice … Continue reading The Magic’s ‘Grandeur’ revisits the power and legacy of Gil Scott-Heron