About the Show/Event
Information for Red Velvet at Royal Exchange, Manchester (Play). 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, how will the cast, critics and audience react to the revolution taking place in the theatre?
Author: Lolita Chakrabarti
Producer: Royal Exchange Theatre
Director: Ray Alexander Weise