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On Demand Jan. 6-June 30, 2021  |  Streaming Event Rhapsody in Black School Performance

Event Description

Straddling the color line, not at home in any hue, a young man struggles with what it means to be black and discovers what it means to be a man.


Charting one man's odyssey through the juggernaut that is racism in America, Rhapsody in Black is a prismatic look at life on the color line--a poignant, enraging, and often hilarious travelogue through the psyche of the perpetual "other," as he spends a lifetime struggling with what it means to be black and finally comes to understand what it means to be a man. A blistering indictment of tribalism in all forms, Rhapsody in Black deconstructs notions of race and identity--provoking thought, realigning perspectives and sparking precisely the sort of conversation we all really need to be having right about now.


Recommended Grades: 9-12

Content available to stream on demand at a time of your choosing from January 6 through June 30, 2021. You may access content for your classroom multiple times. One registration per classroom required.


Streaming content includes:

Registrations may be completed online with a credit card. Please contact us to register with a purchase order. Full payment is required prior to receiving access to the performance content. For questions regarding Streaming Performances for Schools, contact us at 216-348-7909 or [email protected].

Cleveland Metropolitan School District teachers: CMSD schools and approved partner and sponsor schools (See approved list here), contact us at 216-348-7909 or [email protected] for ordering instructions.