Based on the little known true history of America's first black theatre company, Carlyle Brown eloquently tells the story of a small group of actors prepared to stand up and take center stage whatever the cost.
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The African Company Presents Richard Iii | Open: 11/12/09 Close: 11/12/09
1821, New York. While slavery still ravages a divided nation, Billy Brown's African Company has mounted a financial and critical success with its all-black production of Shakespeare's Richard III. But the all-white Park Theatre next door is mounting its own production and they will stop at nothing to subdue their increasingly popular competition.