Uncle Tom Vs. Uncle Sam

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$30 general; $25 seniors/members/students; $15 children

About This Show

Satirical, socio-political play about fighting cultural and identity crisis’s, as encompassed with newlywed and interracial couple, Shawn and Margaux, living in gentrified Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. The happy couple is unfortunately unable to conceive but agrees to adopt, but only, according to Shawn, if the child is white. He argues, “If I can relieve myself of the constant worry of my child being taken away from me at any moment, at the whim of those who don’t care one bit about Black Lives Matter, then that’s what I’ll do!”

Presented by Anthony Anderson of ABC’s hit black-ish, Uncle Tom vs. Uncle Sam is the profound and humorous examination of the greater Black community and its ongoing identity crisis concerning self-love, aesthetics, and their general accommodations for survival and acceptance in a…post-racial era.

Show Details

Running Time: 2hr 0min (1 intermission)
Dates: Opening Night: August 5, 2016 Final Performance: August 28, 2016
Ticket Office: 917 445 749


Trayon Lee Shawn Pemberton
Tiphanie Doucet Margaux Pemberton
Tezra Bryant Trisha Murphy
Maurice Carlton Li Twelve
Isis Harris Jolene Davis
Kyle Caldwell Devon Don

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