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February 3, 2018 | 12:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Category: Play
Location: Hilberry Theatre | Map
4743 Cass
Detroit, MI 48201
Cost: Free
Audience: Alumni, Community, Invite Only

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The Colored Museum – Hilberry Theatre Show with a lunch reception at Sweet Lorraine’s Mac and Brews.

  • Saturday 2/3/2018
  • 12:30 PM Lunch Reception @ Sweet Lorraine’s Mac & Brews – Located at 4870 Cass Ave, Detroit.
  • 2:00 PM – Show at the Hilberry Theatre - – Located on the corner of Cass and Hancock, Detroit.
  • Light lunch will be served.  Cash Bar.
The show and reception is free for CFPCA / WSU Alumni and 1 Guest.  RSVP is Required
The Colored Museum

Funny and poignant stories explore African-American culture and experiences in a satirical trip through time.

The Colored Museum has electrified, discomforted, and delighted audiences of all colors, redefining our ideas of what it means to be black in contemporary America. The eleven “exhibits” performed in this 75-minute satire undermine black stereotypes old and new and return to the facts of what being black means.

Of the original Broadway production, Frank Rich of The New York Times wrote, “Mr. Wolfe is the kind of satirist who takes no prisoners. The shackles of the past have been defied by Mr. Wolfe’s fearless humor, and it’s a most liberating revolt!” Jack Kroll from Newsweek said, “Brings forth a bold new voice that is bound to shake up blacks and whites with separate-but-equal impartiality. True satire.”

The Colored Museum is 1 hour and 15 minutes with no intermission.


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For more information about this event, please contact Patrick Field at 313-577-1087 or patrick.field@wayne.edu.