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American Moor
by Keith Hamilton Cobb

Shakespeare and Race

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Sunday 12 August, 6.00pm

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

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Keith Hamilton Cobb

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An 85-minute solo play written and performed by African-American actor, Keith Hamilton Cobb, examining the experience and perspective of black men in America through the metaphor of William Shakespeare’s character, Othello. The play is followed by a post-performance discussion, hosted and led by Michael Witmore, Director of the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington D.C.

American Moor is the first event of the Shakespeare & Race Festival.