Monday, February 12, 2018

Paul Robeson honored at RVCC Theatre with one-man show

Actor Tayo Aluko in Call Mr. Robeson_ Photo by Carol Rosegg
Call Mr. Robeson (Tayo Aluko)

WHEN: Tuesday, February 27, 1 p.m. & 7 p.m.


$15 (General admission; recommended for audiences age 14 and older; includes discussion and light refreshments; audience members may pre-order a $5 box lunch and dine before the 1 p.m. show)

Paul Robeson was a world-famous actor, singer and civil rights campaigner.
When he got too radical and outspoken for the establishment's liking, he was
branded a traitor to his country, harassed, and denied opportunities to perform
or travel. One of the 20th century’s most impressive but overlooked figures is
revived in this powerful, compelling, one-man performance that takes
audiences on a roller-coaster journey through Robeson’s remarkable,
eventfullife. (Photo by Carol Rosegg)
March to Freedom exhibition

In celebration of Black History Month, The Theatre at RVCC will present
March to Freedom,” a photo exhibition commemorating the 1965
Selma-Montgomery marches and the 50th anniversary of the landmark
Voting Rights Act. The traveling exhibit, on display in the Theatre lobby
February 1-28, features rare images from the collections of The University
of Texas at Austin’s Briscoe Center for American History, and select
photos from the April 2014 Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential
Library. “March to Freedom” follows determined and undaunted marchers,
both black and white, as they try on three different occasions to take their
cause to Montgomery and the steps of the Alabama Statehouse.
The exhibition is free of charge, but reservations are required.
For information about group reservations and public hours, contact the
box office at 908-725-3420.

To purchase tickets for any of the Theatre’s offerings, contact the Box Office,
908-725-3420, or order online at Subscribers’ packages
are available for most Theatre series. Senior citizen, student and group
discounts are also available for most performances.

Raritan Valley Community College’s main campus is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. For further information, visit

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