Leading up to one of Cassius Clay’s highly anticipated fights, the heavyweight boxing champion develops an unlikely friendship with controversial Hollywood star Stepin Fetchit. In Fetch Clay, Make Man, a play written by Will Power and directed by Debbie Allen, the story explores the surprising bond between these two influential cultural icons. Despite their stark differences, they join forces to shape their public images and legacies amidst the challenges of the mid-1960s Civil Rights Movement. This powerful and poetic true story reflects Clay’s charisma while incorporating the humor and irreverence of Fetchit’s iconic performances. Through embracing contradiction, Fetch Clay, Make Man delves into the essence of strength, resilience, and pride.
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