Brian Copeland’s Not A Genuine Black Man

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About This Show

Not A Genuine Black Man, the longest running solo show in San Francisco history, returns to celebrate its fifth anniversary at The Marsh – the theater where it all began. The show reveals a little-known chapter of Bay Area history. In 1971, San Leandro was named one of the most racist suburbs in America. Congressional hearings were held. The next year, the then eight-year-old Brian Copeland and his African-American family moved to San Leandro. In a monologue that’s both funny and poignant, Brian explores how surroundings make us who we are.

Show Details

Running Time: 2hr 0min (1 intermission)
Dates: Opening Night: January 16, 2009 Final Performance: May 2, 2009