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What a powerful and thought provoking work.  I was captivated, as were so many others in the room.  Wow.

Mary Jane Carroll, MFA, M.Arch.Associate Dean, Visual and Performing ArtsFaculty of Animation, Arts and Design

Sheridan College

Oakville, Ontario

February 4, 2020


Thank you to everyone who joined us for our #BlackHistoryMonth2020 launch at Central YMCA yesterday! We were so incredibly moved by Cassel Miles' powerful solo performance of Josiah. Keep an eye on our FB events as we’ll be posting the #BHM finale details soon! #Josiah."

                           YMCA of Greater Toronto

Toronto Central YMCA

Toronto, Ontario

February 5, 2020

Baby Grand Theatre

Workshop Production

                                  Kingston, Ontario                                          

February 21-24, 2019

Red Sandcastle Theatre

May 8-12, 2019

Toronto, Ontario

Regina Rosen Auditorium

Grand Theatre

October 23, 2019

Kingston, Ontario

Storefront Fringe Festival

July 19-27, 2019 Kingston, Ontario

I thought Cassel's performance was immaculate, virtuosic--very well moved and very well spoken. He was completely in charge of it, deftly supported by admirably minimal production elements--great soundtrack, well operated. Seems to me the show, as is, would work well on any size stage and would please a significant percentage of serious theatre-goers.

Jim Garrard: screenwriter, playwright, director, producer and formerly of Theatre Passe Muraille.

Rosemary Sadlier, historian, author, educator and Black History expert served since 1993 as the volunteer President of the Ontario Black History Society (OBHS)


CASSEL MILES IS JOSIAH HENSON This creative play, relying on the superb acting of Cassel Miles, his dancing (forgot how I loved the sound of good tap dancing), movement and incredible voice work, makes it easy to begin to feel that you do know who Henson was and what motivated him. You should see this play! You will want to find out more!

Cassel Miles stars in Josiah Henson: From Slave to Saviour, one of 16 productions being staged at this year's Storefront Fringe Festival.

“I think it’s a great showcase for talent,”

Doyle said.“The quality of shows is

very, very high.

It’s the same quality of shows, but with

a little less of the really out there.”


Rosemary Doyle Artistic Producer Theatre Kingston


Krista Dunkley-Garrett Co-founder King's Town Players

I wanted to tell you how much we thoroughly enjoyed your performance last night. Both the story and the acting was compelling. You transported us with fully realized and empathetic characters. Your choices were exacting, bold and passionate. Thank you for a wonderful night of theatre and for giving us this story.

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