Armond White Theater Review of Bill Gunn’s play The Forbidden City (QUOTE from the Armond White book “The Resistance: Ten Years of Pop Culture That Shook The World”)

 

26) Armond White Theater Review of Bill Gunn’s play The Forbidden City  -1989-

 

 

 

“On the basis of The Forbidden City, Bill Gunn should be remembered as the most fearless Black

 

 

artist of his time.   Bill Gunn’s efforts in film and theater were little known compared to the unquestionable historic achievements such as “The Cosby Show“.  But where a well-adjusted mainstream artist like Bill Cosby works to keep us sane, the scary, beautiful The Forbidden City tells us…”

 

 

To read more of Armond White’s take on Bill Gunn and his play The Forbidden City, purchase a new or used copy of Armond White’s The Resistance: Ten Years of Pop Culture That Shook The World.

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