JAMES BALDWIN A SOUL ON FIRE a short play by HOWARD B. SIMON....Edited by Charles Reese, Introduction By David Leeming, Afterword by Forrest McClendon!The year 2012 marks the beginning of a year long celebration of the 25th anniversary of the passing of author/civil rights activist, James Baldwin (1924-1987). In honor of this milestone and to pay homage to the legacy of Mr. Baldwin--, James Baldwin: A Soul on Fire, the critically acclaimed Off-Broadway play by Howard. B. Simon (1962-2000) in association with The Charles Reese Experience and Azaan Kamau/Glover Lane Press will publish and distribute the official play version in preparation for a book signing/reading series to start in February 2012 and continue throughout the year. JAMES BALDWIN: A SOUL ON FIRE is a two character short play which re-imagines what happens when writer/activist James Baldwin invites Lorraine Hansberry, Harry Belafonte and Lena Horne to a round table discussion on race relations with Attorney General Robert Kennedy on May 24, 1963?
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