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Red Velvet

October 17, 2018 - October 21, 2018

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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 20, 2018

One event on June 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm

By Lolita Chakrabarti

Directed by Bill Watson

October 17-21, 2018

10/17/18; 7:30pm-10:30pm & 10/21/18; 2:00pm-5:00pm

Amidst the social uproar of England’s debate to end slavery, 30 years before America, A black American actor performed Shakespeare’s Othello on the professional stage for the first time sending shock waves through the 19th century British cultural world. The true story of African-American actor Ira Aldridge, Red Velvet is an exciting journey through a little known historical moment, engaging questions along the way of racism, sexism and the responsibility and value of art in the face of social change.

General- $13* / Seniors & UWM Faculty and Staff- $11* / Students w/ID- $11* / Theatre Majors- Free

*Prices include Box Office Fees

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October 17, 2018
October 21, 2018
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Kenilworth Five-0-Eight
Kenilworth Five-0-Eight (Kenilworth Square East - 5th Floor) | 2155 N Prospect Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Tier 1 ($11, $9, $9, Free)