And in This Corner: Cassius Clay

Idris Goodwin
The early life and times of the boy who'd become the man known as Muhammad Ali. Born Cassius Clay Jr. in Louisville, KY, during the era of Jim Crow segregation, this swift and energetic historical drama explores his unlikely entrance into the ring. It depicts the ways in which communities contribute to the development of our heroes.
  • Genre: Drama
  • Running Time: 80-90m
  • Cast: 2f, 7m

"And In This Corner…Cassius Clay deserves its place among the wealth of
literature on ‘The Greatest’ because it is one of the most insightful
examinations into the life of Ali."

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"Goodwin's script is crafted with a mixture of poetry and prose, he's
struck gold again."

Production History
Apr 20, 2018 - May 13, 2018 Anchorage Community THeatre Anchorage, AK
Mar 7, 2018 - Mar 25, 2018 Children's Theatre of Charlotte Charlotte, NC
Oct 15, 2017 - Nov 12, 2017 Childsplay Tempe, AZ
Apr 8, 2017 - Apr 8, 2017 Hillcrest High School Country Club Hills, IL
Feb 23, 2017 - Mar 12, 2017 Nashville Children's Theatre Nashville, TN
Feb 1, 2016 - Feb 28, 2016 Metro Theatre St. Louis, MO
Jan 1, 2015 - Jan 31, 2015 StageOne Louisville, KY