A new production of the Phillip Hayes Dean play "Paul Robeson" that was scheduled to open Friday in Los Angeles has been postponed due to an injury sustained by actor Keith David.
The play, a production by the Ebony Repertory Theatre at the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center, had its first preview performance on Wednesday. All subsequent performances have been put on hold until David recovers, according to the company.
The injury involves swelling to the actor's knee, according to Wren T. Brown, the Ebony's founder and producer. "Keith was crestfallen that he couldn't do the show," he said.
Brown said the company has postponed the play until further...