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"My Brother Marvin" stage play about the life and tragic death of iconic soul singer Marvin Gaye gets 4 stars... A tastefully done and entertaining play with Clifton Powell stealing the show as Marvin Gaye's father Marvin Gay Sr, it is a must see theater production ...A critique by Cleveland Urban News.Com Editor-In-Chief Kathy Wray Coleman

Actor Tony Grant, left, who plays a young Marvin Gaye in the theatrical drama "My Brother Marvin" rehearses for a duet in the play with actress Lia Grant, who plays the late singer Tammi Terrell CLEVELAND,Ohio-  Cleveland Urban News.Com News Brief , and , Ohio s most read online Black newspaper A  Critique  By Editor-In-Chief Kathy Wray Coleman of the Stage Play "My Brother Marvin," Which  Debuted On   Thursday, March 21 At The State Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio And Ran Through Sunday, March 24 Theater Critic and Cleveland Urban News.Com Editor-In-Chief Kathy Wray Coleman CLEVELAND, Ohio- The life of the late Marvin Gaye, one of the most talented soul and R&B singers of all time, came alive momentarily at The State Theatre in Cleveland last week in Geola Gaye's "My Brother Marvin," a stage play written by play-write Angela Barrow Dunlap and directed by Clifton Powel

An interview with Director Clifton Powell on the stage play "My Brother Marvin," which runs from March 21-24 at the State Theatre in Cleveland and tells the story of the life of the late soul singer Marvin Gaye from the eyes of his sister, Zeola Gaye.... Powell directs the play and plays Gaye's father in it.... Marvin Gaye died at 44 in 1984 from a gunshot wound from his father, Marvin Gay Sr.,...Powell says the play has a sad ending but is enjoyable and inspiring...Powell's acting credits include "Rush Hour," "Dead Presidents," "Ray"

Actor, Comedian and Director Clifton Powell CLEVELAND,Ohio-  Cleveland Urban News.Com News Brief , and  By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief CLEVELAND,Ohio-Cleveland Urban News.Com interviewed actor, comedian and director Clifton Powell on Tuesday, just days before the opening this week of the stage production "My Brother Marvin," a play on the celebrated life of soul singer Marvin Gaye that he directs and that debuts today at the State Theatre in Cleveland and runs through Sunday, March 24. "Everybody should come out and see "My Brother Marvin" and I think people will enjoy it," said Powell, whose acting repertoire includes box office hits "Dead Presidents," 'Brothers," "Rush Hour,""Friday," "Next Friday," "Women Thou Art Loosed," and "Ray." Ticket prices range from $28.00 to $44.50, plus applicable fees.