Citizen One Reading Series

On Rayton by A.K. Payne, directed by Awoye Timpo

Quick Silver Theater Company


The night Teddy was killed he ran into the local barbershop, asking for help; Lou, the town's favorite barber told him to be a man. On Rayton repositions the 1955 murder of Emmett Till into 1991. It tells the story of Lou, a closeted Black man whose reputation is put at stake by the racially-fueled murder of a neighborhood boy. Through the words of the Black women in the story-- Yona, Lou's b... (more)

Ensemble Studio Theatre
545 West 52nd Street
6th floor
New York New York 10019

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