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Stanley Bennett Clay

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Stanley Bennett Clay received 3 NAACP Theatre Awards and 3 Drama-logue Awards for writing, directing and co-producing the stage play “Ritual.” He made his film writing/directorial debut with the film version, which was voted the Jury Award at the 2000 Pan African Film Festival. Recently he wrote and directed the documentary "You Are Not Alone," and examination of depression among black gay men.

He wrote the plays “Lovers” (Theatre of Arts), wrote and composed the musical “Street Nativity” (Celebrity Centre Theatre), and wrote and starred in “Armstrong’s Kid” (Roy Arias Off-Broadway Theatre/NY).

He directed the west coast premiere of the play “Jonin’” (Estelle Harmon Theatre, Drama-logue Award/Direction), produced the GLAAD award-winning “
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message 23: by Jan

Jan Thanks for the invite Stanley, look forward to chatting books with you!


message 22: by Robert

Robert Thanks for the friend request, Stanley.


message 21: by Stanley

Stanley Clay Same to you, Blak


message 20: by Blak

Blak Rayne Nice to meet you, Stanley! All the best. :D


message 19: by Susie

Susie Sexton thanks for the add!


Christine Hatfield Thanks for being my friend


message 17: by Eliott

Eliott McKay Thank you for the invite, Stanley!


message 16: by Stanley

Stanley Clay At 7:20 pm today, August 20, 2012, I finished the re-write of book one of my five-book series "Dominican Heat" for Ellora's Cave Publishers. Just emailed it to my editor. Now I'm going to celebrate with a good cheap bottle of brandy!


Indie Reviews Hi Stanley,

Thanks for the friendship.


message 14: by Stanley

Stanley Clay My 4-book "Dominican Heat" series just got picked up by Elorra's Cave. First book should be oput in December. I am one blessed dude!


Valjeanne Jeffers Hi Stanley, thanks for the add :)! Have a beautiful weekend.


message 12: by Tara

Tara Thanks for the request, I'm honored!


message 11: by Lorian

Lorian Jones hey thank for the add can u comment my new pics i need ur true opinions bout them i want 2 kno wat u see and wat is saying 2 u
and also pleaz have ur friends may leave a comments on my pics

Thanx u!!! :)


message 10: by Tamara

Tamara Rose Blodgett HI Stanley... thanks for your friendship =)


message 9: by Andra

Andra Thank you very much for the friend request! Congrats for your new novel! :D


Stanley Clay I completed my new novel, HOUSE OF JOHN II, at 10:19 PM Sunday night, April 29th. I ship it off to my publisher in the morning after I sober up from a brandy celebration!


SassyMama Hi, Stanley...thanks for the invite into your circle of friends...looking forward to sharing chats, reviews and any/all recommendations...Happy Reading :-)


Savannah Stanley, thank you for the friendship.


Elizabeth Thank you for the friend request! I have been slacking off on my extracurricular reading as of late, so I'm bound to be a little boring..... but school doesn't last forever! :-D


Stanley Clay Thank YOU Katrina!


Stanley Clay Cool Z, Hope it didn't freak you out too much. LOL.


message 2: by Z.

Z. Hmmm! I actually own the movie ritual. Very haunting tale!


Kat (Why Read) Thanks so much for friending me!


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