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The Colored Museum

06/16/18 | 7:00 PM

Harlem Repertory Theatre

240 E 123rd St, Map

917-697-3555

$15 and up


16-06-2018 12:00:00 16-06-2018 12:00:00 America/New_York The Colored Museum | 7:00 PM In the tradition of the Punchdrunk Theatre Company's 2011 Off-Broadway production of SLEEP NO MORE, The Harlem Repertory Theatre is performing THE COLORED MUSEUM in five rooms throughout the Tato Laviera Theatre complex. The audience will be led through five performance spaces as they stand inches away from eleven exhibits about the African American Diaspora. Small groups of 15 to 20 people will move throughout our "Colored Museum" as they observe and interact with: • Aunt Ethel, who sings about creating Black people; • Miss Roj, who will welcome you to his decadent bar, The Bottomless Pit (were you can actually purchase drinks and snacks) as he tells it, "like it Tiz"; • Junie and Normal who share their heart-wrenching secrets that will shock and amaze you, and • the culminating exhibit, an uplifting and inspirational celebration of life, history, and the spirit. This brilliant masterpiece that was written by the remarkable director, playwright and producer, George C. Wolfe, is filled with stunning poetry, entertaining music, and characters who will break your heart one moment and have you splitting your sides the next. This unusual site-specific theatrical event includes three interludes during which you are encouraged to relax with a drink or snack as you experience this once-in-a-lifetime unique evening in the theatre. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=286815 Harlem Repertory Theatre Harlem Repertory Theatre

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In the tradition of the Punchdrunk Theatre Company's 2011 Off-Broadway production of SLEEP NO MORE, The Harlem Repertory Theatre is performing THE COLORED MUSEUM in five rooms throughout the Tato Laviera Theatre complex. The audience will be led through five performance spaces as they stand inches away from eleven exhibits about the African American Diaspora. Small groups of 15 to 20 people will move throughout our "Colored Museum" as they observe and interact with: • Aunt Ethel, who sings about creating Black people; • Miss Roj, who will welcome you to his decadent bar, The Bottomless Pit (were you can actually purchase drinks and snacks) as he tells it, "like it Tiz"; • Junie and Normal who share their heart-wrenching secrets that will shock and amaze you, and • the culminating exhibit, an uplifting and inspirational celebration of life, history, and the spirit. This brilliant masterpiece that was written by the remarkable director, playwright and producer, George C. Wolfe, is filled with stunning poetry, entertaining music, and characters who will break your heart one moment and have you splitting your sides the next. This unusual site-specific theatrical event includes three interludes during which you are encouraged to relax with a drink or snack as you experience this once-in-a-lifetime unique evening in the theatre.

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