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October 17, 2018 - October 21, 2018
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