The Colored Museum
Written by George C. Wolfe
Directed by Mar Cox (COL ’17)
BLACK THEATRE ENSEMBLE
Thursday & Friday, March 21 and 22 at 8 p.m.
Saturday, March 23 at 2 p.m.
Saturday, March 23 at 8 p.m.
Bringing the Black experience and contemporary cultural myths to life in revolving exhibits, The Colored Museum is a winding and musical tour through a history of American Blackness. An electrifying and discomforting satire directed by Mar Cox (COL ‘17), The Colored Museum’s exhibits showcase stereotypes within Black American culture that linger in our post-Trump society. This tour is anything but a one-sided observation — filled with dancing, mania, laughter, and pain, the exhibits take audiences and artists deep, confronting clichés, history and representation. Written in 1986, this 32-year old dark comedy will once again be produced by the Black Theatre Ensemble, marking the club’s 40th Anniversary. Join us for a timely yet timeless journey.
DAVIS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, DEVINE STUDIO THEATRE
Contains explicit language.
Friday, March 22 at 8:00pm
Saturday, March 23 at 2:00pm
Davis Performing Arts Center, Devine Studio Theatre
37th and O St., N.W., Washington