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June 1, 2017


After playing Texas, Vermont, and five different theatre houses in the Bay Area over the past year, Type/Caste returns for two final local performances (for the foreseeable future). Come say Farewell and Bon Voyage as Type/Caste takes a bow in San Francisco and Oaklan...

March 29, 2017

On Saturday April 29, I join a host of San Francisco's finest performers, led by the  brilliant choreographer, Rashad Pridgen, in celebrating the life and legacy of Prince.

Taking place one year and seven days after the passing of Prince, the #MQ4Prince...

February 19, 2017

Last Thursday I came full circle
I was in Austin, Texas, performing Type/Caste at OUTsider Fest. While waiting backstage, I reflected on the decision I made, eleven years ago, to become a professional actor. That decision was precipitated by my friends, colla...

February 8, 2017


The world continues to rumble as public education and our environment face emboldened threats but we must not lose sight of the good news. People are participating in this country's democracy with renewed vigor and are asking vital questions about how best to fight ag...

February 5, 2017

Happy New Year, dear Friends!
In a few days an unapologetically bigoted, Cheeto-hued narcissist will assume the US Presidency surrounded by a cabal of bloodthirsty billionaires. The struggle for health, happiness, and liberty for all seems especially dire and now, more...

September 28, 2016

Reviews are in and the critics say that Type/Caste "demands to be seen."

"Like Whoopi Goldberg in her one-woman show, the one that made her a star, Agbabiaka can do it all ... he has an astonishing range."

“On top of accents, his richly imagined writer’s life and those...

September 16, 2016

For a three-week engagement at Brava Theater Center in San Francisco and it's Opening Night, y'all!

A few years ago I wrote in my journal ...

"My [artistic] mission is to assert my right to exist.
The importance of my story.
The acknowledgement of my presence. 

Who am I?
...

July 26, 2016

I hope you are basking in some soothing summer sunshine and taking good care of yourselves. Our world is rumbling right now with so much discontent and anger and the far-too-frequent eruptions of violence and venom are enough to make one lose hope in humanity. But I tr...

June 6, 2016

... to the funniest, most fabulous baby in the world!

I may be a little biased but I can't help being so excited (and more than a little terrified) about opening my new one-man show, Type/Caste, this weekend.

About nine months ago I had the chance to apply for...

May 12, 2016

I'm thrilled to follow in the footsteps of Nathan Lane and Whoopi Goldberg and perform White Rabbit, Red Rabbit, a solo play, by Iranian political playwright Nassim Soleimanpour, in which the actor cannot look at the script until the momen...

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