The African Grove Theatre has been shuttered by the local Constable,
Sarah: You hear them men’s talkin’ Annie? They gettin’ ready to mix us up in some mess and they ain’t even ask us. Don’t even want to know what we think.
[... … …]
Sarah: No, Annie, no.
Ann: I’m not gonna do it. I’m not.
Brown, Carlyle. The African Company Presents Richard III. New York, 1994, pp.29-31.