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.

Saturday, March 23 at 8:00pm


Davis Performing Arts Center, Devine Studio Theatre
37th and O St., N.W., Washington

Event Type

Arts, Theater, Community, Student Events, Cultural

Audience

Students, Faculty/Staff, Alumni, Public

Departments

Georgetown College, Performing Arts

Website

http://performingarts.georgetown.edu

Cost

$10 GENERAL | $8 STUDENT

Presenter

Black Theatre Ensemble

Open to the public and the press?

yes

Event Contact Name

Davis Performing Arts Center ticket office

Event Contact Email

callagyboxoffice@georgetown.edu

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