Cast Member Profile: DWIGHT ALI WILLIAMS

Dwight Ali Williams  |  Actor, Producer

Executive Producer and Director is the founder and CEO of DA’ Right Entertainment. As a child, Dwight Ali experienced the entertainment world by working in commercial print and television commercials. After a break from the business as a teen, Dwight Ali returned to acting on stage. His stage credits include “For This Reason… A Love Story”; “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat”; “Amen Corner”; “A Family’s Play”; “A Soldier's Play”; and “The Red Lamp”. He also is active in singing, dancing, song writing, producing, set design, and directing. ...Continued

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Schedule of Upcoming Productions

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Production History

A Family's Play  | Open: 06/17/08 Close: 06/22/08 - Roy Arias Theatre 2
A Family's Play, which depicts a family structure reshaped by the affects of society. Deceits coupled with sharply contrasting personalities create the backdrop of this timeless piece. Follow the Delaney's as they embark on a heralding journey to seek the truth of family secrets, and realize that actions have cemented and will now... forever change their lives.
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A Soldier's Play  | Open: 11/07/06 Close: 11/12/06 - Producers Club Theatres
A Soldier's Play - At the height of World War II, tensions were brewing overseas as U.S. Armed Forces engaged in a fight for freedom. Yet, at home, many individuals within U.S. Armed Forces were engaged in another fight: the fight for equality. This fight is the backdrop of this timeless piece which delves into the investigation of a murdered officer on a military base in Tynin, Louisiana.

Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French INC.

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Buried Child  | Open: 11/07/07 Close: 11/18/07 - Roy Arias Theaters
Sam Shepard achieved national fame and attention with his 1979 Pulitzer Prize-winning family drama, Buried Child. At it's center is an American Midwestern family with a dark, terrible, haunting secret. The play is a darkly comic portrait of a family brought to its knees by betrayal, adultery, and murder.
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Die Laughing  | Open: 04/15/08 Close: 04/27/08 - Laugh Factory
Michael Laurence, a struggling but very talented misogynistic comedian, on the threshold of the biggest break of his career is forced to take a serious look at his life after being stricken with Breast Cancer. Depressed and facing his new reality, Michael finds himself contemplating suicide. Only a timely phone call from his daughter in his darkest hour stops him from ending it all and leads him to a period of soul searching. Blinded by his selfishness, self-pity and ego he comes to the conclusion that God is punishing him and has singled him out to be the butt of the cruelest joke of all, a man with Breast Cancer. So he begins a debate with God, it is within these arguments that the truth is unveiled. Now with the truth exposed, will Michael Laurence have time to redeem himself?
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Die Laughing  | Open: 09/26/07 Close: 09/30/07 - Roy Arias Theaters
Michael Laurence, a struggling but very talented misogynistic comedian, on the threshold of the biggest break of his career is forced to take a serious look at his life after being stricken with Breast Cancer. Depressed and facing his new reality, Michael finds himself contemplating suicide. Only a timely phone call from his daughter in his darkest hour stops him from ending it all and leads him to a period of soul searching. Blinded by his selfishness, self-pity and ego he comes to the conclusion that God is punishing him and has singled him out to be the butt of the cruelest joke of all, a man with Breast Cancer. So he begins a debate with God, it is within these arguments that the truth is unveiled. Now with the truth exposed, will Michael Laurence have time to redeem himself?

Starring Gil Charleston on Wednesday 7pm, Friday 7pm, Saturday 5pm, Sunday 5pm.

Starring Forrest Renaissance on Thursday 7pm, Saturday 2pm, Saturday 7pm, Sunday 2pm.

A portion of all proceeds goes toward the fight against cancer.

Join us at www.myspace.com/dielaughingtheplay

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Die Laughing  | Open: 11/08/07 Close: 11/18/07 - Roy Arias Theaters
Michael Laurence, a struggling but very talented misogynistic comedian, on the threshold of the biggest break of his career is forced to take a serious look at his life after being stricken with Breast Cancer. Depressed and facing his new reality, Michael finds himself contemplating suicide. Only a timely phone call from his daughter in his darkest hour stops him from ending it all and leads him to a period of soul searching. Blinded by his selfishness, self-pity and ego he comes to the conclusion that God is punishing him and has singled him out to be the butt of the cruelest joke of all, a man with Breast Cancer. So he begins a debate with God, it is within these arguments that the truth is unveiled. Now with the truth exposed, will Michael Laurence have time to redeem himself?

Starring Gil Charleston on Nov. 10th at 4pm, Nov 11 at 6pm, Nov 17 at 6pm and Nov 18 at 4pm & 8pm

Starring Russell Jordan on Nov. 10th at 6pm, Nov 11 at 4pm & 8pm, Nov 17 at 4pm and Nov 18 at 6pm

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He Said, She Said: A Romantic Comedy  | Open: 08/28/09 Close: 08/29/09 - Roy Arias Theatre Center
After several years of being together, most couples begin to figure out what type of person they have by their sides. Or have they always known? This one-act is a comedic look inside this puzzling question. After all, what is the truth when it’s based on what he said and what she said?

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Love Happened By Chance  | Open: 09/29/11 Close: 10/02/11 - Roy Arias Theaters
DA’ Right Entertainment Kicks of its inaugural season with the world premiere of the inspirational stage play with music Love Happened by Chance written by Twana Lawler, with Music by Jerome Brooks Jr. and Directed by Dwight Ali Williams. Performances will be at the Roy Arias Theaters for one week only, September 29, 2011 – October 2, 2011. With a live taping on October 2, 2011

Denise Jones, A professional African-American woman, raising her four grandchildren did not have time to think about dating and she sure did not have the time to actually date. Her days were full taking care of her business needs as well as the needs of her grandchildren. Denise struggled to get to that place that the God intended, but she did not want to face the hurt that lingered within. When she was nearing a breakthrough she felt a lump in her breast. What more can happen to keep her from getting to that special place in life? By the urging of her friend she decided to visit a therapist. She needed a listening ear in order to share her family struggles and to let go of the pain. And while on her path to healing Body, Soul and Spirit, Love Happened By Chance

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Love's Gonna Get Ya!  | Open: 07/13/06 Close: 07/16/06 - Producers Club Theatres
A Family's Play, depicts a family structure reshaped by the affects of society. Deceits coupled with sharply contrasting personalities create the backdrop of this timeless piece. Follow the Delaneys as they embark on a heralding journey to seek the truth of family secrets, and realize that actions have cemented and will now... forever change their lives.
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Love's Gonna Get Ya!  | Open: 07/28/10 Close: 08/01/10 - Roy Arias Theatre Center
Diversity Players of Harlem aka DPOH Entertainment and J’Nointed Entertainment join forces to bring you the inspirational stage play Love’s Gonna Get Ya! by James and Michele Woodson, with Music by Germono Toussaint and directed by Dwight Ali Williams. Performances will be at the Roy Arias Theatres for one week only, July 28 – August 1, 2010.

Love's Gonna Get Ya! is based on the true story of eight singles and their passionate search for true love. So focused on pursuing his career goal, Nate is too busy to stop and smell the roses. Heart broken from past relationships, Jasmine comes to realize that her search for true love will only happen when she learns to let go. With their timely meeting and subsequent love story as the backdrop, the crux of the play lies in the trials and tribulations of their six friends, each of whom have their own difficulties with relationships and love.

Cast: Iman Richardson, Robbie Darby, Claudia McLain, Michele Woodson, Steve Strickland, Gabriel Hamilton, Temesgen Tocruray, Armani Williams, Zuhairah McGill, Arissa Dorsey, Jasmine Taylor, James Hunter, Carl Payne and Shawn Luckey.


For more information, visit www.diversityplayersofharlem.com.

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Red, White, And Reading Featuring Reginald Edmund’s Southbridge  | Open: 05/23/11 Close: 05/23/11 - Roy Arias Theaters
DA’ Right Entertainment presents Red, White, and Reading, a night of wine, dessert, and play reading showcasing Reginald Edmund’s Southbridge, directed by Mark Bloom.

In Reginald Edmund’s Southbridge, Christopher C. Davis, also known as “Stranger”, gets tangled up into an affair with a recently widowed older woman. When she turns up dead, all evidence points to “Stranger”. Now faced with a severe charge, “Stranger” has to figure out what's going on before he finds himself on the wrong end of the rope.

Reginald Edmund’s Southbridge is the winner of the Southern Playwrights Competition, 2011, and runner up for the Lorraine Hansberry Award and Rosa Parks National Playwriting Award, 2009.

Reginald Edmund is a southern playwright who creates within the world of urban mythology, tracing it from its African roots to its contemporary form in America.

http://www.darightentertainment.com/


About the Company: DA' Right Entertainment

DA’ Right Entertainment seeks to bring joy, foster hope, and evoke emotions as it endeavors to provide World Changing Entertainment.

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The Birthday Party  | Open: 09/26/07 Close: 09/30/07 - Roy Arias Theaters
The Birthday Party is written by Harold Pinter, the winner of the 2005 Nobel Prize in Literature.

So, what would happen if a bizarre loner cohabitates in a house with a married couple, a beautiful woman, and a couple of seedy characters? This question is answered with jaw-dropping humor as the housemates throw a birthday party for the loner. The event is the place where several disturbing facts are surfaced and a shocking resolve unfolds.

Join us www.myspace.com/dpohentertainment

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The Red Lamp  | Open: 07/25/07 Close: 07/29/07 - Payan Theatre
The Red Lamp is a comedy that explores fast, furious, and unexpected complications that occur when three family members decide to use one red lamp as a signal to alert three very different people for three very different reasons.
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