Sullivan Jones Gives a Heavyweight Performance!
Princess Grace Awards winner Matt Sullivan Jones transforms himself into legendary boxer Muhammad Ali forOne Night in Miamifrom January 14 to February 8 at Baltimore’s Center Stage theater. The play is a fictionalized account of what transpired on the night Ali became World Heavyweight Champion defeating the fearsome Sonny Liston on February 25, 1964. After the match, Ali chose to hang out with his influential friends at a Miami ghetto rather than celebrate his victory in style. After this intense encounter with human rights activist Malcolm X, the King of Soul, singer Sam Cook, and football giant turned actor, Jim Brown, Ali publicly declared himself a Muslim. As the Civil Rights movement looms in the backdrop, these four iconic figures bond, emerging as the leaders that will define a new world.
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January 20, 2015