The African Company Presents Richard III

Presented by Northern Kentucky University School of the Arts at NKU Corbett Theatre, Newport KY

Sep 26
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Oct 06
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 own

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ADMISSION INFO

Adult $17
NKU Faculty/Staff $14
NKU Alumni $14
Senior (60+) $14
Student (with valid school ID) $10
Group rates available. Please call (859) 572-5809 for details.

Contact: 859-572-5464

Email: boxoffice@nku.edu

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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).

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

NKU Corbett Theatre

NKU Fine Arts Center, Newport, KY 41099

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Free parking in lots D & I in the front of campus.

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    • Wheelchair Access

4 wheelchair slots available.

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