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Ed Shockley Biography (1957-)
Full name, Edgar Jay Shockley III; born January 26, 1957, in Philadelphia, PA; son of Edgar Jay and Alice L. Shockley. Addresses: HOME--Brooklyn, NY. OFFICE--1637 Wharton Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146.
Ed Shockey shared these thoughts with CTFT: "Language is humankind's greatestinvention. It is the foundation of science, math and philosophy and our onlyhope to escape disaster."
- Birth Details
- January 26, 1957
- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- Lion, The Wiz, Langston Hughes Centre, Seattle, WA.
- Ross, Spell Number Seven, Theatre Center, Philadelphia.
- John, The Liar's Contest, Walt Whitman Center, Camden, NJ.
- man number one, Frum Okra to Greens, Barnard College, New York City.
- guard, Cenci/Bardo, Washington Square Church, New York City.
Credits; PRINCIPAL RADIO WORK
- W.W. Jefferson, Mumbo Jumbo, ZBS Foundation.
- principal, Silo (Tall Is Best).
- Tecumsa, Unsung Heroes (Episode One), Goldman Sound.
- Bedlam Moon, Walnut Street Studio Theatre, Philadelphia.
- The Playground (music by Rico Bimbiri), Madrona Center, Seattle.
- (with James McBride) All Roads Lead Home, Theatre Center, Philadelphia.
- The Strange Career of John Hopewell, Black Spectrum Theatre, New York City.
- The Liar's Contest, Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia, Walt Whitman Center, Camden, NJ, and Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore.
- Bessie Smith: Empress of the Blues (also known as A Nite in the Life of Bessie Smith), Frank Silvera Writers Workshop, New York City, Kuumba Theatre and Ivanhoe Theatre, both Chicago, Theatre Center, Philadelphia, and Arena Players, Baltimore.
- Also, The Stalking Horse. Also author of unproduced plays, including "Merlin & Vivien"; "Metamorphosis"; "The Bridge"; "The Bottom"; "Badman"; "afterpiece"; "The Box"; "The Gypsy Wagon"; "A Colored Corner of Hell."
- The Corsairs, Black Spectrum Films.
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