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Red Velvet

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Presented by O.W.I. (Bureau of Theatre) at BCA Plaza Theatre, Boston MA

May 30
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Jun 16
Red Velvet

Othello As You’ve Never Seen Him!

Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, 1833. Edmund Kean, the greatest actor of his generation, has collapsed on stage whilst playing Othello. A young black American actor has been asked to take over the role. But as the public riot in the streets over the abolition of slavery, how will the cast, critics and audience react to the revolution taking place in the theatre?

Lolita Chakrabarti’s play creates imagined experiences based on the little-known, but true, story of Ira Aldridge, an African-American

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BCA Plaza Theatre

539 Tremont Street, Boston , MA 02116

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