Frederick's Reviews & news 

September 20, 2019

I share a deep passion and love for this wonderful gift that just keeps on giving. The Color Purple. First a 1983 Pulitzer Prize winning novel by living legend Alice Walker, then turned into the 1985 Academy Award nominated film directed by Steven Spielberg and produ...

April 1, 2019

A homegrown, self-funded theater company in Chicago, is making an exclamatory roar with a stunning production of "In The Blood" a 2000 Pulitzer Prize finalist. Written by Suzan-Lori Parks, inspired by Nathaniel Hawthorne's historical fiction Novel "The Scarlet Letter"...

March 26, 2019

After seeing Peele's latest suspense thriller US this past weekend. I figured it was necessary to do a post not so much a review, but my initial thoughts.

If you go to the theater thinking that this is a "Get Out" Part 2 or even a mimeograph of "Get Out" throw that th...

December 29, 2018

As this amazing production comes to a close and we celebrate the coming New Year, I have a few moments to describe what my emotional cerebrum felt from the two performances of Porchlight Music Theatre's "GYPSY: A Musical Fable."  

I left the Ruth Paige Center For The Ar...

December 13, 2018

‼️CASTING ANNOUNCEMENT‼️
Heading back to the valley of sun (Phoenix,AZ) to join some amazing actors on stage in telling this dope story about one of America’s GREATEST HEROS 🥊 ————-
Let me tell you about the power of prayer and manifestation at the top of 2018 I prayed...

December 13, 2018

As my contract in Phoenix is coming to an end! It’s really been a journey. I’m always grateful for every blessing that comes my way. At yesterday’s matinee performance of THE WIZ this crew came by to show me some love!!! Not only am I playing the TIN MAN in the Wiz, I’...

August 14, 2018

‼️DOPE NEWS‼️

Black Theatre Troupe opens its 2018-19 season with its first production “THE WIZ”, the rock and soul version of The Wizard of Oz. Performances of THE WIZ are Sept 28-Oct. 14 at the Tempe Center for the Arts
Starring: Ashley Jackson as Dorothy, Tyree Balla...

July 30, 2018

Beyond excited to officially announce that my latest body of work will get it's Debut in COLLABORACTION Social Action Theaters' 4th Annual Peacebook Festival this fall

"The Boys in the Hoods" is set in Chicago's Englewood community. Two cousins with a statistical predi...

July 5, 2018

TO be clear if you think what I do isn’t a “REAL JOB” just because I don’t punch a time clock like you do......

Don’t Ask Me To Loan You Money.... ask someone with a “REAL JOB” 💁🏾‍♂️

Don’t disrespect an artist just because you don’t understand our work and how it wor...

July 5, 2018

REFLECTIONS.......
I’ve been through so much, call it bad fortune or a stream of luck. I now only have Dreams of moving forward. For so long it felt like my past has kept me boarded. However I’m breaking out NOW and everyday motivating myself and others somehow through...

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