While undoubtedly benefiting from Fallon¿s strong ratings lead-in, Meyers has on his own taken control of the late-late time period with a show that is smart, funny, topical and politically engaged. Meyers is the smartest guy to sit behind a desk on late-night TV since Dick Cavett or Jack Paar.
"The Convert," the first in a trilogy being written by Zimbabwean award-winning playwright Danai Gurira, ran from mid-February to March 10 at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company. The play centered on Jekesai, a young girl from a rural village, who moved in with an aunt who worked for a Zimbabwean Catholic priest. With the church as a backdrop, the young girl goes from speaking only her native tongue and wearing a leaf skirt to accepting Catholicism, changing her name to Ester and assimilating to the
Activists fighting a state plan to build a new $70 million juvenile detention facility in Baltimore received some high-profile backing on Thursday night, as the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr. joined their cause.