Dick Gregory is a man of many talents. Most notable is his activism and comedic side. He was just in Cincinnati a few months ago as the featured speaker of the Black Men’s Health Workshop for the Center for Closing the Health Gap. While John, 10 time Grammy Award winner is known for his Piano skills and vocal abilities.
“So it’s not surprising that, finally, a documentary on the life, career and work of Gregory, entitled “Dick Gregory; How to Survive in America,” which will be directed by Andre Gaines (“Brazilian Western”) and produced by Michele Farinola, is in the works, scheduled to be completed in 2017.
But while we wait for that film, it was announced today John Legend is producing an Off-Broadway production titled “Turn Me Loose,” a comedy-drama written by Gretchen Law about the life of Gregory.”
The play is set to begin May 3rd.
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