- (1990) Stage: Appeared (as "Lymon") in "Piano Lesson" by August Wilson, Walter Kerr Theatre, New York City. NOTE: Nominated for Tony Award as Best Actor.
- (9/05) Stage: Appeared (as "Harmond Wilks") in "Radio Golf" by August Wilson, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, CA.
- (January 18 to April 1, 1990) He acted in August Wilson's play, "The Piano Lesson," in a Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson and Yale Repertory Theatre production at the James A. Doolittle Theatre (University of California) in Los Angeles, California with Charles S. Dutton and S. Epatha Merkerson in the cast. Lloyd Richards was director. Dwight D. Andrews was composer. E. David Cosier Jr. was scenic designer.