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"You laugh / Because I'm poor and black and funny…" begins Langston Hughes's poem "The Black Clown." This world-premiere musical theater experience fuses vaudeville, opera, jazz, and spirituals to bring Hughes's verse to life onstage as it animates a black man's resilience in the face of oppression. The production features Davóne Tines (Crossing) in the title role and a new score by Michael Schachter (Run AMOC! Festival at A.R.T.).

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  • Dates:First Preview:
    Opening Night:
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  • Ticket Office:6175478300