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Stella's Groove
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.2151  Wednesday, 12 September 2001

From:           Wes Folkerth <
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Date:           Monday, 10 Sep 2001 14:30:48 -0700
Subject:        Stella's Groove

Richard Burt noted:

> The male lead (a Jamaican character) is named Winston Shakespeare (Taye
> Diggs) in the romantic melodrama How Stella Got Her Groove Back (dir.
> Kevin Ridney Sullivan, 1998).  When (Angela Basset) scoffs and calls him
> "Mr. Shakespeare," he replies "What? You didn't know that Shakespeare
> was black?" http://us.imdb.com/Title?0120703

I'd be more interested if Winston was related to Robbie Shakespeare, the
famous reggae bass player who, with Sly Dunbar on drums, formed the
"Riddim Twins."  If he was, you'd know right then that he could probably
help Stella get her groove back.

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