Michael in The World Premiere of "SCRAPS" at The Flea Theater

SCRAPS

Catch Michael in the world premiere of the new play "Scraps," written by Geraldine Inoa, who is currently a writer on "The Walking Dead", and the inaugural recipient of The Shonda Rhimes Unsung Voices Playwriting Commission.  It’s directed by Bessie Award winning director, and current Artistic Director of The Flea, Niegel Smith.

"Scraps" explores the trauma of four black teenagers after their friend is shot by a police officer.

Check out the New York Times write up here.

Previews: August 15th-29th
Show Runs: August 30th-September 24th

Tickets on sale now and are only $15!

Michael Oloyede x Fela Kuti Tribute

 

Check out this Short Doc created by Jordan Bradley following Michael as he prepared for the Fela Kuti tribute during the Igrushi Black Excellence Gala in April. 

credits: 

 

creative direction: @michaeloloyede_ 

vocalist: @iamdemigrace @angelrwhite @ayannaofficial @thisisqtz 

choreography by: @yayafitness 

produced by: @keshi.igrushi & @mr.igrubia 

visuals by: @visxjb 

show visuals by: @iamkriswithakay 

special thanks to: @aundreus @adesolaosakalumi

Michael Joins The Cast of Good Blood

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Michael will play Yves in Diane Exavier's drama Good Blood directed by Lilleth Glimcher, that  follows the story of a Haitian family living in Brooklyn, and their return to Haiti as they work to cure their history and future. The workshop (in partnership with The Flea Theater) will be performed at the Manhattan Theater Club and The New Dramatist  for invited guest.