1. What does it mean to be black?
Is it the shade of your skin? The kink of your hair? Is it learned?
    What is its language, both in the body and on the tongue? 

    The Box Marked Black is a tender solo performance piece, tracing the experience of growing up mulatto in the pre-Huxtable era. With only Jenny Willis from The Jeffersons as a guide, our multi-disciplinary storyteller creates narrative from the perspective of both sides of her interracial family, embodying multiple characters, childhood memories (including a “Roots” sock puppet re-enactment) and fantasy.

    written and performed by Damaris Webb
    directed by Debra Disbrow
    dramaturgy by Ashley Hughes

    The Box Marked Black is funded in part by the Regional Arts & Culture Council.

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  2. Box Marked Black at the One Festival in Portland, OR 6/3/12
    What does it mean to be black?
Is it the shade of your skin? The kink of your hair? Is it learned? What is its language, both in the body and on the tongue? 

    The Box Marked Black is a tender solo performance piece, tracing the experience of growing up mulatto in the pre-Huxtable era. With only Jenny Willis from The Jeffersons as a guide, our multi-disciplinary storyteller creates narrative from the perspective of both sides of her interracial family, embodying multiple characters, childhood memories (including a “Roots” sock puppet re-enactment) and fantasy.

    written and performed by Damaris Webb
    directed by Debra Disbrow
    dramaturgy by Ashley Hughes

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  5. Written & Performed by Damaris Webb
    Directed by Debra Disbrow
    Dramaturgy by Ashley Hughes

    Uploaded 23 Plays 0 Comments

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