Wednesday, February 19, 2020

BECOMING OTHELLO: A BLACK GIRL'S JOURNEY - Southwest Shakespeare Company - February 22-March 29, 2020


A 90 minute, 5-Act, living memoir which explores a young woman’s acting journey on the road to becoming Othello, her trials and triumphs with race and the classics, some memorable experiences on her gender flipped journey and her fun-loving and tumultuous youth; complete with moving multimedia images, lyrical language from Black women playwrights, William Shakespeare, Langston Hughes, Martin Luther King, Jr., Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman and the King James Bible, along with soulful songs and the music that shaped her life in her beloved Harlem.

Starring Harlem Shakespeare Festival founder, Debra Ann Byrd.

FEB. 22, 27
MAR. 27, 29

at Phoenix Art Museum

CLICK HERE for more information, and to purchase tickets

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