Emmy award winning actress Lynn Whitfield in Baltimore

BALTIMORE - Emmy award winning actress Lynn Whitfield has played in " A Thin Line Between Love and Hate" and " The Josephine Baker Story. Now she is starring in "My Brother Marvin."

The play, which will be at the Lyric focuses on Garvin Gaye.

Based on the memoir by Zeola Gaye, Marvin's sister, the play tells of Marvin's internal battles, his greatest fears and his family secrets.

The play not just highlight Marvin's music, but his MIND.

The action-packed and inspirational play also feature information from Marvin's mother.

She was the only witness to the singer's death.

The play opens Thursday, February 28th at the Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric.

It runs through Saturday, March 2nd.