WMU Alum Lucas-Perry Wins Off Broadway Acting Award
Crystal Lucas-Perry, a Western Michigan University alumnus won a big award Sunday night.
(Crystal Lucas-Perry via Facebook)
Lucas-Perry won The Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play. for her performance in Ain't No Mo', which is described by the theatre's web page : (Public Theatre.org) as
AIN’T NO MO’ is a vibrant satirical odyssey portraying the great exodus of Black Americans out of a country plagued with injustice. - Public Theatre.org
Theatremania gave it a glowing review, saying specifically about Lucas-Perry's performance,
Crystal Lucas-Perry, at one point, gets to embody the multitudes of "blackness" itself, interrupting a posh dinner party to confront its horrified guests with a breathless list of all the kinds of "black" she contains— the kinds they themselves have spent their lives suppressing in fear of being unmasked. - Theatremania.com
If you can't make to New York City to see "Ain't No Mo", check out the TBS series The Last O.G. she's done an episode of that series, starring Tracy Morgan.