University Wisconsin Milwaukee
10:00 AM - 12:00 PMSat
University of Wisconsin - Mitchell Theatre
Amidst the social uproar of England’s debate over the abolition of slavery, a black American actor is cast to perform Othello on the London stage! This true-life story of Ira Aldridge sent shock waves through the English-speaking world. Red Velvet brings his story to the stage once again with an exciting journey that illuminates racism, sexism and the value of art in the face of social change.