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The Black Clown
       
     
The Black Clown

American Repertory Theatre

Cambridge, Massachussets

The Black Clown is a world premiere music theater experience that fuses vaudeville, gospel, opera, jazz, and spirituals to bring Langston Hughes’ verse to life onstage and animate a Black man’s resilience against a legacy of oppression. The production features Davóne Tines (Crossing andRun AMOC! Festival) in the title role, an ensemble of twelve, and a new score by Michael Schachter (Run AMOC! Festival).

Adapted from Langston Hughes’ poem by Davóne Tines & Michael Schachter
Music by Michael Schachter
Music Director Jaret Landon
Choreography Chanel DaSilva
Directed by Zack Winokur

Lighting by John Torres

Scenery and Costumes by Carlos Soto

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