Phillip Hayes Dean’s "Paul Robeson" presented by Unison Arts and SUNY New Paltz

Jan 31, 2013


  Actor, singer, athlete, scholar, and social activist, Paul Robeson, was born in 1898 and died at 77 years old in 1976 having been blacklisted during the Second Red Scare in the 1950s but – until the end of his life sticking to his political stances and his beliefs.

To celebrate Black History Month, Unison Arts in New Paltz, NY has partnered with the Black Studies and Fine and Performing Arts Departments at SUNY New Paltz to present Phillip Hayes Dean’s play Paul Robeson.

In this production, Floyd Patterson II – the son of boxing Heavyweight Champion Floyd Patterson – portrays Paul Robeson. He will be on stage at The McKenna Theatre at SUNY New Paltz at 7:30pm on February 16th