Genre: Comedy, Solo Performance
ACTOR. COMEDIAN. NEGRO. by Baron Vaughn humor + absurdity / race + family= this show

Baron Vaughn delivers an autobiographical examination of the everyday life of a man and his history as seen through the lens of blackness. In this comically outlandish production, Baron teams with none other than himself to preach on race, politics, family, absurdity and how black is back.

The world premiere of Actor. Comedian. Negro. is Written and Performed by Baron Vaughn is developed and directed by Brendan Hughes produced by Susan Vargo in association with Steven DeLuca.

About the Company: Midtown International Theatre Festival

The Midtown International Theatre Festival, now in its eleventh year, celebrates the diversity of theatre.  The MITF welcomes theatrical storytelling across a broad spectrum of genres, forms, identities, cultures, and appetites.  The MITF seeks to nurture these new ideas, perspectives, and stories on its stages, with an eye set on guiding these productions toward future success and longevity.  The festival, traditionally held in summer, represents a fantastic, often paradoxical, adventurous and intriguing cross-section of the forefront of the theatre world.  The MITF proudly hosts production companies from across the country and around the globe, uniting talent in one of the biggest theatre capitals in the world.

Mr. Chatterton created the MITF, a Midtown alternative to other theatre festivals, in 2000 as a way to present the finest off-off Broadway talent in convenience, comfort, and safety.  In 2008, the Festival added two 99-seat theatres and inaugurated the Commercial Division for upwardly mobile shows with commercial ambitions.  The MITF's artistic emphasis is on the script itself and therefore the Festival requests minimal production values.

Preview:   07/27/05
Open:   07/30/05
Close:   08/07/05

July 27, 28, 30, 31 at 8:30pm
August 3, 4 at 8:30pm
August 6, 7 at 6pm
Theater:   Where Eagles Dare Theatre
Address:   347 W. 36th St. ground floor
New York, NY 10018
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Cost:All Seats $10.00
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