28 Feb-4 March 2006. This widely acclaimed play by Dael Orlandersmith explores racial tensions and social conflict within the black American community in South Carolina in the 1960s through a tale of love between an Afro-American woman, Alma, and her light-skinned childhood friend Eugene Yellowman. Written in 2002, and nominated for the Pulitzer Prize, it is now one of the most performed plays in the US. The Liverpool Everyman and Playhouses production of Yellowman is directed by Gemma Bodinetz and designed by Francis OConnor. Admission 20-9.50 Tues-Thurs and Sat 19.30, Fri 20.00; matinees Thurs and Sat 14.30. Post show talk Weds 1 March.
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Yellowman at the Playhouse.
The Oxford Playhouse is at 11-12 Beaumont Street in the heart of Oxford, a two-minute walk from the city's main bus and coach station in Gloucester Green. Box Office Tel. +44 01865305305