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CULTUREMART 2018: The Black History Museum...According to the United States of America Zoey Martinson / Smoke & Mirrors Collaborative

About the show

THE BLACK HISTORY MUSEUM… ACCORDING TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA delves into the fraught relationship between Black bodies and the value America has placed on those bodies. Starting from the founding of this country traveling through modern day this production will explore 'Blackness' from it's constitutional conception to its currency.

On a shared bill with THE BAKKEN
*Please Note that this Bill has two separate start times:
: The Black History Museum,
followed by The Bakken at 7:30pm.
The Bakken at 7:30pm,
followed by The Black History Museum at 8pm.

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Created and Directed by Zoey Martinson
Choreography by Abdul Latif
Original Text by Jonathan Braylock
Music by Avi Amon
Poetry by Kareem Lucas
Original Art by Kamau Ware
Photography by Justin W. King
Costume Design by Dina Abd El-Aziz
Scenic Design by D’Vaughn Agu
Lighting Design by Ayumu “Poe” Saegusa
Stage Managed by Josephine Rose Ronga
Dramaturgy by Arminda Thomas
Produced by Smoke & Mirrors Collaborative

Dancers: Latra Wilson, Judea Edwards, Melanie Greene, Nate Myles

Shariffa Ali (John Hancock)
Fedna Jaquet (Richard Henry Lee)
Marcia Berry (Benjamin Franklin)
Dazmann Still (John Adams)
Jabari Brisport (Thomas Jefferson)

Filmed Content: 
Directed and Edited by Zoey Martinson
Cinematography by Katherine Castro
Visual Art by Brandan ‘Bmike’ Odums
Choreography by Abdul Latif
Lighting by Justin W. King
Animation and Special Effects by Daria Amai Shelton
Costume Design by Dina Abd El-Aziz
Live Painters: Leah King, Nicole Raimo
Electrical: Julia Gowesky
PA: Adam McNulty
Performers: Kareem Lucas, Adam McNulty, Nicole Raimo, Abdul Latif
Dancers: Briana Reed and Lloyd Boyd

Photo of Zoey Martinson



Please select your desired showtime by clicking directly on the time (in green):

Thu, March 1 @ 7pm
Thu, March 1 @ 7:30pm

Fri, March 2 @ 7pm
Fri, March 2 @ 7:30pm
Student Rush (FREE w/ ID)
FREE for HERE Members

Running time: 30 minutes
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