Marshall Miles Interviews Kevin C. West and Regge Life, “Ranney: Hymn” at Shakespeare & Co Thru August 28

Kevin Craig West


Actor/Filmmaker Kevin Craig West has been seen on stage regionally with Capital Rep (Shakespeare in Love), Oldcastle Theatre (Judevine), WAM and Central Square Theatre (Pipeline). On screen Kevin portrayed Terrance Bryant on NBC’s hit series Law & Order – Organized Crime, appeared in an episode of NBC’s series, Newmore

Regge Life [he / him]


Regge Life recently directed Knock Me a Kiss for the W.E.B. DuBois celebration in the Tina Packer Playhouse. Last season debbie tucker green’s hang, the 2019 multiple Berkie Award winning production of Topdog/Underdog, the wildly acclaimed Morning After Grace in 2018 and God of Carnage in 2017 and Kaufman’s



“ranney” has five decades in the performing arts as a multi-disciplinarian. Acting credits include Marc (Art, Shakespeare & Company) Polonius/Gravedigger, Toledo, Troy Maxson (Hamlet; Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom; Fences. Cincinnati Shakespeare Company); Sterling, Hambone (Two Trains Running; Radio Golf. American Stage Company.); King Hedley, Chutes & Ladders (Seven Guitars;more

by Lolita Chakrabarti
Directed by Regge Life

Featuring: “ranney” and Kevin Craig West

July 22 – August 28, 2022
Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre
95 minutes without an intermission.



“Rings true from the first note to the last” –

Two men meet at a funeral. One knew the deceased; one did not. Benny is a loner with a wife and children, while Gil longs to fulfill his potential. They form a deep bond, but cracks appear as they begin to realize that true courage comes in different forms. This soulful new play, filled with music, asks what it takes to be a good father, brother, or son.

Generously sponsored by Deborah and Bill Ryan.


1 reply

  1. The trailer is nicely done annd most of the information. But next time, please leave more details about location, as city and state of the perfomance. Thank you.

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