Monday, July 30, 2012

"The Nat 'King' Cole Show" - Minnesota Public Radio segment

A Singer and the Struggle for Civil Rights

A new production at the Penumbra Theatre examines the significance of the Nat "King" Cole Show, one of the first network TV programs hosted by an African American, and the role its star played in the modern civil rights era.

Lou Bellamy: Founder and artistic director of Penumbra Theatre Company. He directs the new Penumbra production "I Wish You Love."

Dominic Taylor: Associate artistic director of Penumbra Theatre and author of "I Wish You Love."

Dennis Spears: Singer and actor. He stars as Nat King Cole in Penumbra Theatre's "I Wish You Love."
53-minute segment:

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