Eric B. Robinson Jr.

Eric B. Robinson Jr. revels in the intersection of performance and social justice and gives many thanks to People’s Light and Penn State Centre Stage for the opportunity to explore the synchronicities this piece shares with his own experience as a Black man, father, and husband in America. A Fort Worth, Texas native, Robinson Jr. graduated with a B.A. in Criminal Justice from Wiley College before obtaining his M.F.A. at Penn State. Robinson Jr. had his Off-Broadway debut with Katori Hall’s The Hot Wing King (Signature Theatre) and has regional credits with Dominique Morisseau’s Mud Row (People’s Light) and Pipeline (Cleveland Playhouse). On television he is a recurring guest star on PowerBook II: Ghost (Starz) and appeared in A Mann’s World (BET).