Performed by Ryan Vincent AndersonNew York

Wed 11/11 9:00pm

drama, storytelling, 65 min.

The inspiring true story of an African–American actor who left New York in the 1820s to escape racial hatred, and became the first black man ever to play Othello in London. He became famous throughout Europe for playing Shakespeare’s greatest roles, black or white. Director: Jeffrey Wienckowski. Playwright: Rick Creese. Recommended for: theatre community, ethnic community (African American). Link: artist.

2015 United Solo is the world’s largest solo theatre festival, currently in its 6th season. All shows are staged at Theatre Row: 410 West 42nd Street, New York City. TICKETS, with a price of $19.25 (including a $1.25 theatre restoration charge) are available at the Theatre Row Box Office and online through Telecharge at You may also call Telecharge at 212-239-6200. When placing your reservation, please provide: the FESTIVAL name (United Solo Theatre Festival), the name of THEATRE (Theatre Row – The Studio Theatre), and the specific DAY and TIME of SHOW you would like to see.  
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