"Acting Black: Demystifying Racism"

10/15/18 - 10/17/18

7:00 PM to 8:30 PM


The Historic Pythian Theater

867 Mt. Vernon Ave., Columbus, OH 43202

(614) 292-2295

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"Acting Black: Demystifying Racism" written and Performed by Carlyle Brown

Rooted in the traditional storytelling practices of West Africa, this provocative solo work investigates the origins of American racism grounded in the entertainment industry from Louisville, Kentucky in 1828 to the present day.

Co-sponsors include the Greater Columbus Arts Council, The King Arts Complex, the National Performance Network/Visual Artists Network, and from The Ohio State University—the College of Education and Human Ecology, College of Social Work, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Office of Government Affairs, Office of Outreach and Engagement, Office of the President, Office of Student Life, University Libraries, and the Wexner Center for the Arts.