My Brother Marvin Play on Singer Marvin Gaye Debuts in Detroit
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“My Brother Marvin” Play on Singer Marvin Gaye Debuts in Detroit

marvin gaye smilingZeola “Sweetsie” Gaye, sister of legendary singer Marvin Gaye, gets the chance to tell the story of her brother in the play, “My Brother Marvin,” which will debut in Detroit, Michigan this week.

The production is directed by Clifton Powell who also plays Marvin’s father. The story focuses on Gaye’s relationship with his family as told by Zeola and star actors Tony Grant (As Marvin during his younger years), Keith Washington (As Marvin during his latter years) and Emmy Award-winning actress Lynn Whitfield (As Marvin’s mother).

“Through the years, I became taken aback and disappointed with everything that had been written, said and published about my family, especially my brother Marvin that wasn’t accurate,” Zeola Gaye said in a press release.

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