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Uploaded on Oct 4, 2011

Talawa Theatre Company presents THE COLORED MUSEUM at the Victoria and Albert Museum 15 - 23 October, 2011

The Colored Museum has delighted and discomforted audiences since it was first performed in America in 1986.

Taking place in an imagined cultural museum, 11 living exhibits explore African-American identity in a seriously funny exhibition of stereotypes.

Through characters like the pert and ever-smiling Miss Pat, airline hostess for Celebrity Slaveship, Wolfe confronts history and clich├ęs with gutsy humour.

"Uncompromising wit....fearless humour....high sophistication."
The New York Times

The Colored Museum
Written by George C. Wolfe. Directed by Don Warrington.

Victoria and Albert Museum 15 - 23 October, 2011 FOR MORE INFORMATION: http://www.talawa.com TO BOOK: http://www.vam.ac.uk or call 020 7942 2211

Cast: Ashley Campbell, Terry Doe, Akiya Henry, Gbemisola Ikumelo, Alana Maria

Creatives: Set and Costume Designer, Jonathan Fensom; Lighting Designer, Jason Taylor; Musical Director, Dominique Le Gendre; Sound Designer, Joseph Young

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