The African Company Presents Richard III
Based on a true story, The African Company Presents Richard III carries a timeless message of negotiating racial consciousness in theatre that still resonates today.
In 1820’s Manhattan, William Henry Brown, a free black American, organizes a production of Shakespeare’s Richard III for a predominantly black audience. When the booking of a famous English actor to play Richard III by a rival theatre company threatens to close their production, his African Grove Theatre Company is forced to reflect on their lives – performing jobs of servitude by day and their artistry by night. Drawn to the stage because of their ability to create art out of their ownView more
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- Sep 26, 2019 at 07:30 pm (Thu)
- Sep 27, 2019 at 07:30 pm (Fri)
- Sep 28, 2019 at 07:30 pm (Sat)
- Sep 29, 2019 at 02:00 pm (Sun)
- Oct 1, 2019 at 10:30 am (Tue)
- Oct 2, 2019 at 07:30 pm (Wed)
- Oct 3, 2019 at 07:30 pm (Thu)
- Oct 4, 2019 at 07:30 pm (Fri)
- Oct 5, 2019 at 07:30 pm (Sat)
- Oct 6, 2019 at 02:00 pm (Sun)
Additional time info:
Oct. 1 is reserved specifically for high schools for school-day performance (features post show Q&A).
NKU Fine Arts Center, Newport, KY 41099
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Free parking in lots D & I in the front of campus.
4 wheelchair slots available.
4 wheelchair slots available.View less