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Company Name: Lindsay Taylor Presents

City/State: Orlando, Florida

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Ratings: PG - Parental Guidance Suggested

Playwright: Paris Crayton III

Venue: The Center for Spiritual Living

Show Times:

Sat, 7/22 9:00 PM
Sun, 7/23 4:30 PM
Wed, 7/26 7:30 PM
Fri, 7/28 10:30 PM
Sat, 7/29 6:00 PM


Paris Sr., a sharecropper in Mississippi, meets the beautiful Ruth one night at a juke joint and goes on a relentless pursuit to make her fall in love with him. Paris Jr., an animal technician, welcomes his new son into the world and navigates love and life as he struggles with his new fatherly duties and second thoughts about his marriage. Paris III, a starving artist, searches for love in multiple relationships and cities.


Paris Crayton III

Past Fringe Shows:

The 500 List
The Lightweight 2019
Lil Women 2018
Clockstoppers 2017.

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  1. Joshua J. on July 18, 2023 at 11:22 pm

    A Powerful story of Love, Family, and History.
    An autobiographical narrative that gives you glimpses into the family history that creates the powerful character on stage crafting his narrative.

  2. Melanie on July 22, 2023 at 9:58 pm

    Amazing talent! Powerful story of family and of love and loss and growth. Truly worth seeing

    • Bob Anesi on July 23, 2023 at 6:10 pm

      One among the best fringe offerings over the years. Well worth seeing!

  3. Tim Mooney on July 23, 2023 at 12:15 am

    This was an astonishingly good show: the acting, the writing, the staging. A masterclass.
    The script never talks down to the audience, even though it may take us a while to piece our way through the three generations that this play jumps into and out of. Little by little, we get it, and we pick out themes in these three lives that live (more or less) in the blood of these very different characters and the essential truths that drive each of them.

  4. Lonnie on July 23, 2023 at 9:05 am

    Bloodline is worth seeing! Paris tells a story from the heart with emotions you can feel. Check it out! You will not be disappointed.

  5. Dee on July 24, 2023 at 9:45 am

    Captivating every single moment emotional with great transition I was astonished I want to see it again highly recommend it!

  6. Lisa Coble-Krings on July 24, 2023 at 9:12 pm

    Bloodline is a genealogical journey that makes you feel the tension and delight, conviction and blessings of Black male love. Paris’ embodied storytelling as three generations of Crayton men was demanding. There were moments reflecting family trauma passed down generations and also moments of tenderness. Hugs for Paris for the bravery and humanity of his spirit and that of his dad and grandfather.

  7. Nia Smith on July 25, 2023 at 2:29 pm

    This show is a MUST SEE a story if intergenerational and unconditional love starting with Paris Sr. and telling the stories of the men who carry his legacy in name and heart! It is a beautiful view of the layers of Black Men and the importance of Love! I will definitely be seeing this show again and would recommend it to any and everyone! Paris Crayton III is an outstanding artist they stories told and his ability to embody 3 different men from different generations is truly a sight to see!!
    If you haven’t seen this show get your tickets if you have seen it already I’m sure like me you are ready to take a friend and go see it again!

  8. Gina on July 26, 2023 at 5:41 pm

    Paris tells a story of his life going in and out of characters. He plays his grandfather, father and himself. Paris’s acting abilities were impressive as he demonstrated vulnerable emotions between each character. I found his story moving and inspiring. I went with two friends and all three of us teared up at certain parts of the story. A must see!

  9. Janet Basler on July 26, 2023 at 10:58 pm

    This show was wonderful! The emotions this young man put into the 3 characters were real and the stories were compelling. One of the best I’ve enjoyed over the years of Fringe shows I’ve seen.

  10. Janet Basler on July 26, 2023 at 11:09 pm

    This was a fabulous show!! One of the best I’ve ever seen at any Fringe over the years. This young man showed so many different emotions, and made the 3 men come to life. I’m so thankful I was able to see this.

  11. Tosin Morohunfola on July 27, 2023 at 2:04 am

    Bloodline was an incredible one-man epic. Such an incredible portrait of three generations of black men, each dealing with their own distinct challenges. The son wrestling with his sexuality, the father wrestling with his wife and keeping the family together, and the grandfather wrestling with the world. It was a really powerful, multi-decade saga and Paris Crayton performs these men with brilliant nuance, careful reflection, and dynamic impact. I highly recommend this show.

  12. Duby on July 27, 2023 at 9:08 am

    MUST SEE! One of the best fringe shows I’ve seen since the beginning of KC Fringe. Powerful story of three generations of black men in one family. It’s about love, and struggles with relationships and mental health. Fantabulous acting. Standing Ovation that lasted for several minutes. Do your self a favor and come see this beautiful and amazing story of how this young black actor/writer/artist came to be.

  13. Dean Hatton on July 27, 2023 at 11:34 am

    Great storytelling and thought provoking.
    Makes you reflect on your own heritage and see it in a different way.

  14. Katherene Garry on July 29, 2023 at 1:09 pm

    Bloodline is a one man show that give us a glimpse of family history that involve finding love, fatherhood, and finding out who they are. I’m so glad I seen this show! It’s was written and performed beautifully.

  15. Michael P on July 29, 2023 at 7:41 pm

    One of the best Fringe shows I’ve seen. The actor/playwright is enormously talented.

  16. Rebecca Smith on July 29, 2023 at 9:30 pm

    Paris is a brilliant actor/storyteller/writer – he completely owns the stage and is riveting to watch. Heartfelt, poignant and real character studies. Very moving and involving.
    Truly excellent one-man show.

  17. KE on July 29, 2023 at 11:03 pm

    Red Roses, Sir Paris,
    Thank you for sharing your BLOODline. I love the one man show, layout and conversations about the fellas and there struggle as Black Man in america…

  18. Jessica Whitfield on July 30, 2023 at 3:18 pm

    A good one man show. He does a great job playing different characters

  19. Laura Kirk on August 1, 2023 at 11:14 am

    From the first moments, you know you are in the safe hands of a gifted performer. The characters are vibrant and detailed and you root for each one of them. The writing supports the fine acting and staging. The lifting of fatherhood and family through the generations, the love shown in this third generation is the victory. I love theater when I leave feeling like I met people. The standing ovation, and what we all shared makes me hope we’ll get to know the women in this family too – maybe a full play one day. We would all benefit.

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