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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  www.clevelandurbannews.com , and  www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com  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.