DetailsThe Colored Museum
has been delighting and discomforting audiences since it premiered at the Crossroads Theater in 1986, the same year Talawa Theatre Company was founded. Set in an imagined cultural museum, the 11 living exhibits explore African-American identity in an exhibition of larger than life stereotypes. Clearly of its era, its principal themes are specific and universal as it casts an unflinching eye on questions of identity and legacy.
Author: George C. Wolfe