The Blacks: A Clown Show

East Thirteenth Street Theatre
136 E 13th St, New York, NY 10003
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The Classical Theater of Harlem's (CTH) highly acclaimed production of Jean Genet's avant-garde classic The Blacks: A Clown Show transfers downtown. The play is a poetic, absurd, and entertaining ritual of power, manipulation and identity that tells the story of a troupe of black actors who reenact the ritualistic rape and murder of a white woman before a court of black actors elaborately masked as caricatures of the English upper class. Christopher McElroen directs.

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The Blacks: A Clown Show - Mar 21, 2003

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