WILD WITH HAPPY
By Colman Domingo
through June 29 At Center Stage
There's a scene early in Colman Domingo's Wild with Happy at Center Stage where the protagonist, a 40-year-old, underemployed actor named Gil, is pacing around his mother's apartment, trying to absorb the fact that she has just died. Just then his Aunt Glo bursts into the room in a purple velour sweatsuit and starts carrying on about the need to honor the dead in a big church funeral with as many flowers and choir members as they can find.
All the while she's testifying like the African-American preacher we've seen in an earlier scene, she's rifling through her dead...