Red Velvet

  Michael R. Klein Theater
450 7th Street, NW Washington, DC 20004, United States

 Jul 16

 Full Price: $110 - $120
Our Price: $55 - $60

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Showtimes

  • Saturday, Jul 16, 2022 / 2:00pm
  • Saturday, Jul 16, 2022 / 8:00pm

Description

London’s Theatre Royal, 1833. Theatre history is made when Ira Aldridge becomes the first Black actor to take the stage as Shakespeare’s Othello. As a bill promoting the abolition of slavery sends shockwaves through Parliament, how will London react to Aldridge’s groundbreaking performance? Director Jade King Carroll makes her STC debut with Olivier Award winner Lolita Chakrabarti’s “gripping, intelligent, and passionate” ("The Financial Times") "Red Velvet", celebrating a pioneering actor who triumphed in his art despite a tempest of social injustice.

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