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.