Mr. Glover’s latest play, Revival: The Resurrection of Son House starring Tony Award Winner Cleavant Derricks had its World Premiere at Geva Theater in 2019. Keith Glover’s teleplay, “The Fantasia Barrino Story, Life is Not a Fairytale” which premiered on the Lifetime Channel and where it received the second highest ratings of any show in Lifetime’s history.
His musical, Thunder Knocking on the Door, a Blusical tale of Rhythm and the Blues written with Grammy Award-winning blues musician Keb’ Mo’ premiered Off-Broadway at the Minetta Lane in 2002. He is the author of Dancing on Moonlight which was produced at the Joseph Papp Public Theater by the New York Shakespeare Festival. His second play, Coming of the Hurricane, premiered at the Denver Center Theater Company and has since been produced at Arena Stage (Washington DC) and at the Crossroads Theater Company (New Brunswick) with Viola Davis, and was a finalist for the American Theater Critics’ Award for Best Play as well as a runner-up for the Theodore Ward prize for Playwrights.
Mr. Glover has directed productions of his play, In Walks Ed at the Cincinnati Playhouse and at the Long Wharf Theater; it was the recipient of the Rosenthal Prize and subsequently nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for drama. Mr. Glover is the writer of the 234th edition of The Greatest Show on Earth, for Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, which subsequently toured the world.
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THE MENDACITY OF VENUS
A Frustrated Sculptor retires to a remote cabin to finally create one last great work to validate a life of missed opportunity when his work is hijacked by a vengeful former student who has enjoyed more success than he has ever dreamed.
SOUL IN A BOX
Jago Solo, a Conservative Black Attorney, is presented with a Third Rail of a case, The defense of two young white men accused of the lynching murder of a Black man in a Boston Gas Station. An ambitious Jago decides to take the case against all advice, with the bizarre intention to see the two white men out-and-out acquitted of their Crimes. Unaware that Retribution hits harder than Justice.