American Son takes place at a Florida police station in the middle of the night, where a mother is engaged in a search for her missing teenage son. Soon her husband appears, and the evening spirals out of control.
Getty Images – Kerry Washington, Steven Pasquale, Jeremy Jordan, Eugene Lee Jeremy Jordan, Kerry Washington, Steven Pasquale, and Eugene Lee on stage during “American Son” opening night curtain call at Booth Theatre on November 04, 2018, in New York City.
Kerry Washington, Steven Pasquale & Eugene Lee in American Son(Photo by Peter Cunningham)
And speaking of memories… if you didn’t catch “American Son” on Broadway fret not. It’s coming soon to a screen near you. Netflix! Original cast.
CAST & CREATIVE
. Kerry Washington
Lieutenant John Stokes
Officer Paul Larkin
Written by Christoper Demos-Brown
Director Kenny Leon
The cast with First Lady Michele Obama.
American Son on NETFLIX
Eugene Lee attends the “American Son” premiere during the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival at Winter Garden Theatre on September 12, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. (Sept. 11, 2019 – Source: Getty Images North America)
Kerry Washington on Ellen talking about her Netflix movie American Son
The Great Moment
(World Premiere) 2019
Greg Mullavey, Alexandra Tavares, Kathryn Grody, and Eugene Lee [ PHOTOS by Alan Alabastro ]
ARCHIVIST, EDUCATOR, HISTORIAN, and ARTiST
Dale Shields is a professor of theatre, director, and actor (Broadway, Off-Broadway, Off-Off-Broadway, and Regional).
The 2017 winner of The Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Award®, 2017 and 2015 Tony® award nominee for the Excellence in Theatre Education Award, and the winner of the 2017 AUDELCO/"VIV" Special Achievement Award. In 2020 He was also awarded The Actors Fund / Encore Award
On the web, he is the archivist and historian of Iforcolor.org and Black Theatre/African American Voices [Facebook] (theatre, music, and art). He has taught classes and workshops at SUNY Potsdam, Susquehanna University, Denison University, Randolph-Macon College, Macalester College, The College of Wooster, Ohio University, Wayne State University, and the Joseph Papp Public Theatre (New York Shakespeare Festival).
B.F.A. and M.F.A. degrees from Ohio University.