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The Green Book in the Turpin-Lamb Theatre
 
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Contact Email:  murphyfineartscenter@morgan.edu
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THEATRE MORGAN PRESENTS
A STAGE READING OF
THE GREEN BOOK

 BY CALVIN ALEXANDER RAMSEY
DIRECTED BY GRANT E. HARVEY


The Green Book, a two-act play about the difficulties African-Americans faced while traveling during the Jim Crow era was based on his research on The Negro Motorist Green Book, a manual directing Blacks to "safe" restaurants, hotel and gas stations. Published from 1936 to 1963, this now obscure guide was once widely used to shield Blacks from segregated facilities in the South and throughout the country. Interviews with scores of elderly African Americans, recalled emotions of peril and fear while traveling which Ramsey sought to recapture in his play.

This one-time performance is free and open to the public.  Tickets are not needed.

 
Showtimes
Thursday, April 4, 2019 7:30 pm
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