PHOTO CALL: Davis, Dee, Spinella and Hoffman Catch Topdog July 22


25 Jul 2001

Photos by Aubrey Reuben
Among the guests at the July 22 opening night performance of Suzan-Lori Parks' Topdog/Underdog were legendary actors Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee and The Seagull castmates Stephen Spinella and Philip Seymour Hoffman.

Among the guests at the July 22 opening night performance of Suzan-Lori Parks' Topdog/Underdog were legendary actors Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee and The Seagull castmates Stephen Spinella and Philip Seymour Hoffman.



Directed by George C. Wolfe, Topdog is described as a "darkly comic fable of brotherly love and family identity," a tale of two brothers, one named Lincoln, one named Booth. Their names "foretell a lifetime of sibling rivalry and resentment."