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Interview with Howard W. Overshown

VIDEO: INTERVIEW WITH HOWARD W. OVERSHOWN

The Christians'  Howard W. Overshown played politician Michael Manley in Marley (2014/15) the world premiere musical about the legendary icon Bob Marley, directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah.

He returns to our stage as Pastor Paul, the lead character in The Christians, a “fascinating” and “thought-provoking” play that, also like Marley, features epic musical numbers.

Watch Howard W. Overshown relive his favorite moments in the Marley rehearsal room and discuss the theme of conviction that is essential in both play.

See the extended conversation here.

 

Overshown commands the stage as Pastor Paul, conveying the man’s resolve and acuity as well as his worry. It’s an exquisite performance.” —The Baltimore Sun

Overshown plays Pastor Paul with a nuanced fusion of geniality, imperiousness, pride, and humility.” —Style Magazine