Play ‘The Brothers Size’ Focuses On The Power Of Family, Brotherhood

The Brothers Size play
Ibraheem Farmer plays Elegba in the production “The Brothers Size,” which runs through April 11 at Actor’s Express. (Credit: Courtesy of Actors Express)

Playwright Tarrell Alvin McCraney is best known for the Academy Award-winning film “Moonlight,” which is based on one of his stage works.

McCraney’s 2008 MacArthur Fellowship led to one of his most lauded works, “The Brothers Size,” which was inspired by his own brother’s incarceration.

The play is currently on stage.

Actors Terrance White, Aaron Sedrick Goodson and Ibraheem Farmer joined “City Lights” host Lois Reitzes, along with director Eric Little, to discuss the show.

Little began with some context about “The Brothers Size” within McCraney’s cycle, “The Brother/Sister Plays.”

The play runs through April 11 at Actor’s Express.

This story was originally published with audio on WABE.org.

 

 

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