Lynn Manning - Los Angeles Greatest Playwright!

Episode 36,   Apr 25, 2022, 08:07 PM

Lynn Manning - (April 30, 1955 - August 3, 2015) Los Angeles Greatest Playwright who created 19 plays about Los Angeles. He was an American Paralympian, playwright, poet and actor known for his autobiographical work that explores the complexities of life as a blind African-American man.
*Lynn Manning's life was turned upside down when he was left blind after being shot in the face in a Hollywood bar in 1978, when he was 23 years old. He made a name for himself as a playwright and actor and is best known for his semi-autobiographical work Weights, which premiered in Los Angeles in 2001. The play won three NAACP Theatre Awards including Best Actor for Manning.
Let us remember this creative giant as we celebrate his birthday on April 30th.
Please, let us are not forget this brother. You can see last year birthday celebration
for Lynn at the website: (scroll down and hit the link!
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