Onaje

Mary E. Hodges, Bristol Pomeroy, Sheila Joon Ostadazim, Adam Couperthwaite, Curtis M. Jackson, Tim Rush, Tinuke Adetunji, Jay Ward and John Dewey perform Robert Bowie Jr’s play Onaje under director Pat Golden at the New York International Fringe Festival. Cast photo by Gerry Goodstein.

By Andrew Andrews

Nearly thirty years ago, Cambridge (MA) native Robert Bowie, Jr. (pronounced “Boo-ey,” like the Maryland suburb) wrote There Ain’t No Wyoming, an amateur play about a black man who hitches a ride east from Nevada with a white man and his fiancée, discovering along the way that their families were on opposite sides of the Cambridge (MD) Riots of 1967, more than a decade earlier.

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Andrew Andrews attended Onaje at FringeHUB in New York on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 @ 12:34pm to write this review.

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