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The Green Book

3535 Main Street
(713) 520-0055
  • Presented By: Ensemble Theatre, The
  • Dates: January 18, 2020 - February 23, 2020
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Address: 3535 Main Street
  • Phone: (713) 520-0055
  • Time: 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Price: Range: $26-$57 Senior/Student and Group Rates Available
  • Admission: Range: $26-$57 Senior/Student and Group Rates Available
  • Area of Town: Midtown
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    The Green BookPG- Drama/ Regional PremiereBy Calvin Alexander RamseyDirected By Shirley Jo FinneyPreviews: January 18, 19, 22 OPENING NIGHT: January 23, 2020 Runs: January 18 - February 23, 2020

    A much different story than the movie and Inspired by Victor Hugo Green’s historical “The Negro Motorist Green Book,” offers more context than the leisure title would imply. The Green Book was a survival guide for any person of color traveling the south; a manual that would help many stay alive. The setting takes place during a weekend when the Davis’ are celebrating the arrival of Dr. W. E. B. DuBois for a lecture. The appearance of a white visitor, who turns out to be a Jewish Holocaust survivor, sets off a chain of events that shows that racism and anti-semitism cannot be ignored. An investigation of the impact of Civil Rights on contemporary American Issues.

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