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The Colored Museum

The Colored Museum is a 1986 play by African-American playwright George C. Wolfe. Serving as an elaborate satire of the prominent themes and identities of African-American culture, the play is set in a fictional museum where African-American figures are kept for public consumption. Told in a series of eleven sketches, each segment centers on a different “exhibit” in the museum. Exploring themes of racism, stereotypes, intra-community conflicts in black culture, and the ongoing legacy of slavery and segregation, The Colored Museum received overwhelming critical praise for its provocative subject matter and in-depth exploration of the African-American theatrical and cultural past.

Where: The Alban Arts Center
When: February 21, 22, 23, 28, 29 & March 1st
Time: 8:00 pm on Friday and Saturday
2:00 pm on Sunday
Tickets: $15 for adults
$10 for senior and students
Rated: R; due to adult language and content

Friday, February 21 at 8:00pm

Alban Arts Center
65 Olde Main Plaza, St. Albans, WV 25177

Event Type

Art

Target Audience

Young Adult, 21+, Seniors

Tags

performingarts

Website

https://www.onthestage.com/show/alban...

Cost

$15 for Adults, $10 for Seniors/Students

Hashtag

#thecoloredmuseum

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