Favorite

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

8/14: The Diary of Black Men at Allen Theatre

Posted By on Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 4:03 PM

Playwright Thomas Meloncon’s The Diary of Black Men premiered off Broadway in 1982 and has been touring ever since. Meloncon’s morality play takes on the issue of race, with character types replacing actual characters. There’s Slick Cool Dude, Blue-Collar Working-Class Man, Militant, Middle-Class Urban Professional, Black Muslim and Player. The play uses stereotyped characters to explore love, marriage and manhood. Showtimes are at 8 p.m. tonight and tomorrow at the Allen Theatre (1501 Euclid Ave., 216.241.6000). Tickets: $20-$30. — Michael Gill

Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Calendar

© 2017 Cleveland Scene: 737 Bolivar Rd., Suite 4100, Cleveland, OH 44115, (216) 241-7550
Logos and trademarks on this site are property of their respective owners.


Website powered by Foundation