The showcase is scheduled for Nov. 1-4 at HERE in Manhattan.
James Murray Jackson, Jr. and Rod Gailes co-wrote the play; Gailes directs. The cast includes Jackson, Jr. as well as Regge Allan Bruce, Adam Couperthwaite, Nedra McClyde, Dominique Morisseau, Benja K. Thomas and Margot White.
Unspeakable is described as "an unflinching ride through the emotional landscape of comedic legend, Richard Pryor. Experience his rise to super stardom in the shadow of Bill Cosby and his blazingly self-destructive love affair with cocaine and….Jessica."
Jackson, Jr. received an Outstanding Actor Award for his portrayal of Richard Pryor at the 2005 New York International Fringe Festival.
HERE is located in Manhattan at 145 Sixth Avenue. Industry folk interested in attending the showcase should e-mail Unspeakablenyc@gmail.com.