A Story about Forgiveness, Love, and Redemption

Plot Synopsis

Poor Man Rich Soul,” the acclaimed play by director Jimmy Jenkins, continues to captivate audiences with its powerful narrative and compelling performances. Having sold out for three consecutive runs at the prestigious Duke Ellington Theater of the Arts in DC, this production has left a lasting impact on thousands of theatergoers.

Renewed for the 2024 season due to overwhelming demand, “Poor Man Rich Soul” delves into the tragic life of Richard Soul, once a celebrated world boxing champion who now finds himself trapped in a nightmarish existence. Falsely accused of a heinous crime and facing the specter of execution, Richard grapples with the harsh consequences of his past choices.

Yet, amidst the darkness of his circumstances, Richard discovers a glimmer of hope—a chance to overturn his conviction and reclaim his freedom. With dogged determination, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery, uncovering hidden truths and confronting the demons of his past.

Through poignant flashbacks and poignant moments of reflection, “Poor Man Rich Soul” explores themes of resilience, forgiveness, and the transformative power of redemption. As Richard navigates the labyrinth of his own conscience, he learns to cherish the simple joys of life and embrace the inherent dignity of every human soul.

Join us for an unforgettable theatrical experience that will leave you inspired, moved, and questioning the very essence of what it means to be human. Stay tuned for upcoming showings and witness the journey of a “Poor Man” who discovers the true richness of his soul.