Feb. 27 - March 3, 2019

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National Black Theatre

Presents the Workshop Production of

MONDO TRAGIC
Written by

 

 

 

Eric Micha Holmes

Directed by Miranda Haymon

February 27 - March 3, 2019

 

Mondo Tragic is a live audio-drama that investigates how shockumentaries (or "mondo" films) from the 60' and 70's shaped a biracial man's racial journey. When the lead character becomes captivated by the prospect of documenting the life of a public figure, he is forced to reckon with memory and fantasy, film and documentary, Blackness and Africaness. Mondo Tragic is a genre-bending, multi-media, socially conscious, an experimental piece exploring form to find the truth.

This play was developed through the

I Am Soul - Playwright Residency Program.

PRODUCTION TEAM:

Emmie Finckel (Set)

Cha See (Lighting)

Omar Zubair (Composer)

Hanako Rodriguez (Stage Manager)

FEATURING

Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's

National Black Theatre
Institute of Action Arts