Opening Performance of Paul Robeson Postponed Due to Actor Injury

The opening-night performance of Phillip Hayes Dean's Paul Robeson, which was scheduled for March 14 at 8 PM at the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center, has been postponed due to an injury sustained by Keith David, who stars as Robeson.

A statement from the show's spokesperson reads, "Due to an injury to lead actor Keith David, the opening performance of Paul Robeson by Phillip Hayes Dean has been postponed. A new performance schedule will be announced shortly. Mr. David looks forward to returning to the stage immediately after his prescribed rest. The Ebony Repertory Theatre family and the Company of Paul Robeson are wishing Mr. David a speedy recovery."

Playwright Dean also directs the Ebony Repertory Theatre production, which is currently scheduled to continue through March 30 in Los Angeles.

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