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Meet the African-American Actor Who Said No to Eugene O’Neill and Paid the Price

N Friday, Feb. 10–Sunday, Feb. 26, $18–$24 Theatre in the Park, Raleigh Adrienne Earle Pender knows why actor Charles Sidney Gilpin isn’t celebrated alongside Paul Robeson, James Baldwin, and other early pioneers of black theater in America. Alcoholism, she admits, was part of the problem; so was an artist’s ego that sometimes sabotaged his […]