Camille Yarbrough in “To Be Young, Gifted and Black”

Camille Yarbrough

In  “To Be Young, Gifted and Black”

“BEAUTIFUL, BEAUTIFUL, BEAUTIFUL! Camille Yarbrough adds a richness to the memory of the works of Lorraine Hansberry. I know she would have been proud.”

-The Cincinnati Enquirer

“CAMILLE YARBROUGH DESERVED SPECIAL PRAISE for her portrayal of the mind and soul of Miss Hansberry. The accomplished actress presented a total characterization of a rare human being.”

-Milwaukee Journal

“A REMARKABLE YOUNG ACTRESS! Miss Yarbrough is excellent and beautiful because of her youth and sensitive delineation of the role.”

-The Times Herald, Newport News, Va.

“THE SOUL OF BLACK PEOPLE! Her acting was superb.. enveloping and stimulating, reflecting the strong soul of Black people – real, starkly real with guts.”

-Shippenberg State College Review, Pa.

“A SUPERB PERFORMER!”

-Detroit Daily News

“SHE IS A JOY TO WATCH!”

-The Valley Drummer, New Lebanon, Pa.

“AN ACTRESS TO WATCH! The cast was virtually flawless. Special mention should be made of Camille Yarbrough. Her interpretation of the young Miss Hansberry as a new college student suddenly aware of the black African culture is superbly done. I can recall this scene as played by Diana Sands in the movie “A Raisin in the Sun” and found Miss Yarbrough’s version to be superb. Definitely an actress to watch for in the future.”

-The Independent, Newark State College

“FIERY! We particularly admired the fiery Miss Camille Yarbrough who… held the audience captivated.”

-The Courier, Chatham, N.Y.

“A FANTASTIC JOB!”

-The Houstonian, Sam Houston College

“TREMENDOUS! A tremendous performance… a standing ovation.”

-The Gramblinite, Grambling University

“SULTRY! Camille Yarbrough portrayed the sultry aspect of the playwright’s work with authority.”

-Albany Times Union

“HER ACTING WAS JUST AS FINE AS THE WRITING.”

Suburban News,Princeton, N.J.

“ELECTRIC! Versatility and vivacity, alive and electric.”

-St. Lawrence University News

“FIRST-RATE! The acting is generally first-rate and particularly noteworthy is Camille Yarbrough, who most consistently represents Miss Hansberry.”

-Knickerbocker News-Union Star, Albany, N.Y.

“A STANDING OVATION!”

-Pennsylvania State University