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Two-time Tony Nominee and Emmy Winner André De Shields Performs FREDERICK DOUGLASS: Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory and Speaks on The Wisdome of the Ancient Art of Storytelling at AFP 2014: Change Through Stories, Sept. 8-9, 2014

Two-time Tony Nominee and Emmy Winner André De Shields Performs FREDERICK DOUGLASS: Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory and Speaks on the Wisdome of The Ancient Art of Storytelling at AFP 2014: Change Through Stories, Sept. 8-9, 2014

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July 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lia Chang: André De Shields to receive 2014 Making Waves Award; will perform “Frederick Douglass: Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory” at Florida Atlantic University

André De Shields will perform his solo show, “Frederick Douglass: Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory” at Florida Atlantic University on January 24 and receive 2014 Making Waves Award, during his three day residency.

January 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lia Chang: André De Shields Will Perform Excerpts from His Solo Work as Frederick Douglass at Dedication of Frederick Douglass Memorial on 9/20

Andre De Shields Will Perform Excerpts from His Solo Work as Frederick Douglass at Dedication of the Frederick Douglass Memorial on 9/20

September 16, 2011 · Leave a comment

Lia Chang Multimedia: Mine Eyes Have Seen The Glory: From Douglass to Deliverance Opening Night Photos: André De Shields, Mercedes Ellington and Alfred Preisser

Come celebrate Black History Month with André De Shields and The Working Theater at Mine Eyes Have Seen The Glory: From Douglass to Deliverance. Performances run through Sunday, February 14 at The Abingdon Theatre, 312 West 36 St. in New York.

February 5, 2010 · Leave a comment

Lia Chang: Achieving the American Dream, Professional Charmer André De Shields Sees Theater is a Way To Life

It’s frigid outside on this Sunday afternoon in January, but the temperature in the sixth floor rehearsal room of The Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex in New York is rising. The source of the heat is André De Shields, barefoot and clad in red sweatpants, who is rehearsing the choreography for one of the five characters he embodies in his solo work-in-progress, Mine Eyes Have Seen The Glory: From Douglass to Deliverance Created and performed by De Shields, under the direction of Alfred Preisser, Mine Eyes has a limited run from Thursday, February 4 through Sunday, February 14 at the June Havoc Theatre, 312 W. 36 St. in New York. Mine Eyes is part of the 25th anniversary season of The Working Theater, whose mission is to produce theater with working class themes for working class people at affordable prices.

January 31, 2010 · Leave a comment
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