Events"No Place To Be Somebody" By American playwright Charles Gordone, A Black-Black Comedy

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"No Place To Be Somebody" By American playwright Charles Gordone, A Black-Black Comedy

2:00 PM – 4:30 PM
West Las Vegas Library

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"No Place To Be Somebody"

By American playwright Charles Gordone, A Black-Black Comedy

Directed by Leain Vashon

Feb. 15th, & Feb. 16th, 7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. *Evening Performances

Feb. 17, 2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. *Matinee Performance

West Las Vegas Library Theatre

Join us in celebrating African American History & Heritage Month with American playwright Charles Gordone's Black-Black Comedy "NO PLACE TO BE SOMEBODY." A black bartender in New York City attempts to outwit a white mobster syndicate. The play received the 1970 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Charles Gordone's Pulitzer signified two firsts: he was the first African American playwright to receive a Pulitzer, and NO PLACE TO BE SOMEBODY was the first Off-Broadway play to receive the Pulitzer. Co-sponsored by the Leain Vashon. For more information, please call the West Las Vegas Library at 702-507-3989. Free and open to the public. For Mature Audiences.

NO PLACE TO BE SOMEBODY is produced by special arrangement with Broadway Play Publishing Inc, NYC

Program:
African American Heritage Month (AAHM)
Suitable for:
Adults
Type:
Play
Language:
English

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