KC Melting Pot Theatre has announced the cast for the revival of Adrienne Kennedy’s 1964 Obie Award-winning play “Funnyhouse of a Negro.”
Directed by Nicole Hodges Persley, the production features Jabrelle Herbin (Negro Sara), Collin Fewell (Funnyhouse Man), Lanette King (Queen Victoria Regina),
“Funnyhouse of a Negro” is a one-act drama about a young African American college student named Negro Sarah who desperately wishes that she was white. We see inside Sarah’s distorted reality in her one-room apartment in New York’s Greenwich Village where she talks to her “multiple selves” who are famous people of history including Jesus, The Duchess of Hapsburg, Queen Victoria, and Patrice Lumumba. As Sarah’s mind twists and turns between reality and fantasy, the audience walks through the
“Funnyhouse of a Negro” runs May 3 – May 18 at Just Off Broadway Theatre. For more information visit www.kcmeltingpot.com.
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