A blog by Jorge Garcia.

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Just Saw an Amazing Play

Tonight I had the opportunity to see the production of August Wilson's Fences at the Cort Theater.
It was amazing. If you get a chance to go, go. Denzel Washington is fantastic, but I was in awe of Viola Davis. She has a moment (and you'll know it when it happens) that is so incredibly fearless and moving it will blow you away.

In the audience there was a bit of a scene as well. Lenny Kravitz, Aretha Franklin, and Will Smith and Jada were all in attendance. So I'm guessing this show is the hot ticket right now.

14 comments:

Damon said...

Wish I could go bud, I like Denzel. Funny thing happened... You appeared 3 times in my dream last night, and that Beth girl too haha. I'm not sure why either of us were in Kansas City (it's 45 miles south of me) but I bumped into you at the shopping malls twice, then at Walmart, Beth was driving a black convertible and you were passenger. LOL odd

Alisha Rene' said...

sounds like quite an experience. Viola Davis is underused in my opinion, she is quite a talent!

Saw a snippet of you and Beth and Nestor on Dinner:Impossible last night.

warmislandsun said...

Lenny Kravitz...yumm...uh, sorry - glad you like the play.

Damon - we're not in Kansas anymore.

Damon said...

I have a question. I'm not too sure about your past or anything. I don't really read up on that stuff. I was wondering how hard it is to get into the "entertainment" biz? Should I go to a film school or something? My thing is, I know I'm not good enough for acting unless it was an extra or something, I just want to do photography for movies, television, etc. If Beth has any idea's, I'd love to hear them also. Thanks bud.

Juju at Tales of Whimsy.com said...

WOW cool! I love Viola :)

DharmaMeetsDogma said...

Awesome! Glad to have you so local to me. I have tickets to Fences for next week. Very glad for the sneak preview. It would be awesome to bump into you in the city.
~Lynette

YELLOWDOG GRANNY said...

how smart of you to take your free time and spend it going to broadway..your a good man charlie brown.

Roman said...

I just read this for a class. I really want to see it someday.

Sean C said...

Viola Davis is an alumni at my school so I'm indirectly proud she was your favorite! You are my girlfriend's favorite haha!

Cannot wait for the finale on Sunday! Thank you for gracing my television screen for the past 6 years. I will miss you.

Devon said...

This production of FENCES makes me so proud of my many years working on Broadway (even though I didn't work on this production).

I know EXACTLY the moment you mean -- it's one of those moments you can only have in the theatre, and it changes the way you look at the world.

So glad you got to see it!

Devon
Ink in My Coffee: http://devonellington.wordpress.com

Linda Jividen said...

After seeing Viola in 'Doubt", she started popping up everywhere. I didn't realize her vast variety of movie roles until looking her up on IMDB. A TRULY talented lady. Looking forward to seeing more of her.

Dr Mum said...

I suppose you guys can go on a culture binge, since you are back from Hawaii.
Bet your missing it though.

Damon said...

warmislandsun - Yeah I know, I'm in poo ville Missouri instead. But I think I'm going to CA for photography school next year. So hopefully I can escape St. Jo for a while.

listening said...

Check this, Jorge!
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