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Adam Douglass Vinson Shines Playing Malcolm X

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The Meeting by Jeff Stetson: a Must See Play at the Amazing Theatre

NEW YORK - EntSun -- Adam Douglass Vinson, a versatile performing artist, excells on stage, film, and in the world of music. Currently portraying Malcolm X in "The Meeting," a multi-award-winning play written by Jeff Stetson and masterfully directed by Percy W. Thomas at the Amazing Theatre, his fellow actors include Pierre Walters as Dr. MLK, Jr. and Melvin Smith, commanding the role of Rashad.

Alice H. Thomas, Executive Director of Amazing Theatre (https://amazingtheatre.org) and Executive Producer stated, "Our vision is to produce events of historical and social significance for all culturally diverse populations. Community Theater is important because we bring education through entertainment to audiences engaged and working collaboratively."

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As an actor and rapper, Vinson brings a unique blend of talent and originality to his artistry. With a keen eye for character and a magnetic stage presence, he has captivated audiences in a variety of roles, from intense dramas to lighthearted comedies. His performances are marked by authenticity and depth, earning him acclaim from critics and fans alike. A journey beginning at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, he honed his skills at the prestigious Stella Adler Studio.

Vinson, who records under the moniker "AV," is also a talented rapper, channeling his experiences and emotions into compelling verses and infectious beats.  His debut Hip Hop album, "The Golden Hour," is available on all streaming platforms. Producing and headlining his own Hip Hop shows,  his music reflects his diverse influences and personal journey, resonating with listeners on a profound level. He has collaborated with renowned spoken word group, "The Last Poets," considered the Godfathers of Rap Music, and performed and studied with Lin-Manuel Miranda's improv rap group, "Freestyle Love Supreme."

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"At times heart-wrenching, other times hilarious," said Mateo Askaripour, best selling author of Black Buck, "The Meeting" is a revelation about the men behind the symbols, and what could have been if only time would have allowed. Under Thomas' direction, Vinson and Walters mystifyingly embody the spirits of both Malcolm X and Dr. MLK Jr.,  giving the experience that you're not watching a play, but peering into a portal of vulnerability, intelligence, and power."

"The Meeting" at the Amazing Theatre,1308 Olney Sandy Spring Road, Sandy Spring, MD is playing May 25 - June 2, 2024 (Saturdays & Sundays)

Patrice Samara

Source: Triumph Communications Group
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