Are you now, or have you ever been...

the cast of Are You Now or Have You Ever Been... featuring Marcus Naylor as Langston Hughes Are You Now or Have You Ever Carlyle Brown
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A fictional account of the demons and dilemnas faced by Langston Hughes while attempting to write a poem on the eve of his appearance before the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations led by Senator Joseph McCarthy. Performed against the backdrop of searing blues and the ever-present poetic hues of Langston.

Production Information

Approximate Running Time
90 minutes


Langston Huges
Joseph McCarthy
Frank Reeves
David Schine
Russell Sunday

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