The Colored Museum

by George C. Wolfe

the madness that remembers the madness that howls the madness that sees the madness that is unleashed. -Aimé Cesaire

Heritage Theatre Ensemble presents The Colored Museum, George C. Wolfe's satirical interpretation of race relations in America told in eleven vignettes. An exhibition of black representation, the play illuminates the taboo, embraces the stereotype, celebrates the tragic, and honors the Black American experience through a mosaic of theatre. Spanning two hundred years of history, The Colored Museum explores the ways in which the creation of a Black-American identity must often be at odds with the tenets of an American identity, a construction which often excludes or ignores the unique pain, rage, and struggle brought on by the legacy of slavery.
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November 30 at 8:00pm
December 1 at 2:00pm
December 1 at 8:00pm
@ Morse/Stiles Crescent Theatre
Show no longer running
Patrons should arrive at the theater 15 minutes before the performance to claim their reservation. At the scheduled performance time, patrons will be let in off of the waitlist based on when they signed up on the YDC website. Patrons with reservations arriving after this time will be treated as if they are at the top of the waitlist. Please see the full policy here.
Player 3Zola Quao
Player 1Gabriel Christian
Player 5Leonard Thomas
Player 6Cody Wilkins
Player 4Kyra Riley
Player 2Dianne Lake
Production Staff
DirectorZora Howard
ProducerLeonard Thomas
Stage ManagerBenjamin Billingsley
Lighting DesignerAmanda Chang
Sound DesignerKesewaa Boateng
Set DesignerWesey Chavis

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