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A strange, overwrought and unlikely 'Prymate'

...bit of sign language. What makes all this more than a little unusual is that Graham is played by a black actor, Andre De Shields, best known for his roles in such musicals as "The Wiz" and "Ain't Misbehavin'." At first, it's startling...
A playwright and his muse get primitive on Broadway

...round out the production: Heather Tom, a comely young interpreter caught between the two battling scientists, and Andre De Shields, who portrays the animal in just shorts and a T-shirt. "Prymate" began life as a play called "Gila" during...
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...for 2004 Tony Award nominations. "Prymate," directed by Ed Sherin, will star Phyllis Frelich, Heather Tom and Andre De Shields, with the fourth role yet to be cast. The drama had its world premiere in February at Florida State University in...
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...recipe from Florence Baum Hurst, granddaughter of L. Frank Baum; Andre's Whole-Food Soul-Food Dinner, from Andre De Shields, star of The Wiz Broadway musical; and Lena Horne's "Bitey" Beans from the venerable actress who played Glinda...
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