The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World AKA the Negro Book of the Dead

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4 out of 5 stars

Time Out says

4 out of 5 stars

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The Signature kicks off Suzan-Lori Parks's four-play residency with a revival of her 1990 postmodern riff on African-American icons and stereotypes. Bizarre and opaque yet fiercely political (especially in this historical moment) the piece has been given a sharp and unnerving staging by Lileana Blain-Cruz. Juxtaposing hambone humor and existential horror, Parks maps absence and erasure. Read the full review.

 

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