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Hip-hop/theater artists Idris Goodwin and Maria Isa keep it REALNESS with new play

Idris Goodwin and Maria Isa are both used to playing many roles. They both transition constantly among theaters, recording studios, and the classrooms where they teach. They both have busy travel schedules, crossing the country to pursue projects in multiple media—and they both found themselves at the Playwrights’ Center in Minneapolis on Monday night, celebrating a reading […]

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Maria Isa to appear in reading of new Idris Goodwin play

Local musician Maria Isa, who is also an experienced actress, will be starring in a public reading of a new music-themed play by Idris Goodwin on March 2 and 3 at the Playwrights’ Center. The REALNESS: the second break beat play tells the story of Thomas, who leaves his suburban home to experience hip-hop culture in the city. When […]

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