MALCOLM

    DEBKANYA MITRA

    sponsored by: FRED KINGSLEY

    SYNOPSIS

    Four individuals tell the story of Malcolm, a Black folk musician whose quest through the Eastern Seaboard to find himself was violently interrupted, painting an evocative picture of the connection shared among strangers through a single life.

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    "when I came back from the gas station, before getting into my car
    I saw him
    walking in the park, whistling
    "

     

    Debkanya Mitra

    Malcolm

    Playwright's Bio

    Debkanya Mitra is a Maryland-based writer and is currently a student at the University of Maryland. 

    Zacarias Snotherly Pictures 2009

    Gorgeous piece of writing, the vivid storytelling paints an evocative picture of Malcolm... Poetic and powerful.

    KAREN ZACARÍAS 
    Playwright & #ENOUGH panelist

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