MIT Black Theatre Guild


The Colored Museum

by George C. Wolfe


One of George C. Wolfe's early plays, THE COLORED MUSEUM is a satirical look at what it means to be Black in America today. The eleven "exhibits" in THE COLORED MUSEUM are: GIT ON BOARD, one female; COOKIN' WITH AUNT ETHEL, one female; THE PHOTO SESSION, one male and one female; SOLDIER WITH A SECRET, one male; THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO MISS ROJ, two males; THE HAIRPIECE, three females; THE LAST MAMA-ON-THE-COUCH PLAY, one male, three females, and a narrator; SYMBIOSIS, two males; LALA'S OPENING, four females; PERMUTATIONS, one female; and THE PARTY, one male, four females.

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