American Moor

Karamu House

Cleveland, OH (East Side)
Professional Theatre

By: Keith Hamilton Cobb

May 6 - May 29, 2022

Show Description:

A play written and performed by Keith Hamilton Cobb with Josh Tyson and directed by Kim Weild examining the experience and perspective of black men in America through the metaphor of William Shakespeare’s character Othello. A seasoned African American actor auditioning for the role of William Shakespeare’s iconic black hero must respond to the dictates of a younger white director who presumes to understand how to maximize the black character for believability. What could possibly go wrong?

Staff and Cast

Director: Kim Weild

Josh Tyson


7:30pm Thursdays
7:30pm Fridays
7:30pm Saturdays
3pm Sundays


$20 - $45

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Health and Safety Guidelines

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Karamu House
2355 East 89th Street
Cleveland, OH 44106