Russell performed on the York College Theatre stage for Black History Month 2016 as part of the ensemble of LANGSTON HUGHES IN HARLEM, his first performance at York since earning his bachelor’s degree from institution in 2001.
LANGSTON HUGHES IN HARLEM, directed by Tom Marion with music by Neal Kirkwood and Harry Mann, featured Jordan, along with York College alums Phil John, Shakeerah Fredericks, and Solomon Peck, with Danielle Aziza, Noel Boone, and Adrian Kiser rounding out the cast.
The show also played at La Mama as part of their "Poetry Electric" series.
The cast of LANGSTON HUGHES IN HARLEM (clock wise from left):
Peck, Fredericks, Kiser, Jordan, Aziza, John, and Boone.