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The Voice of the Black Community
By The Way, Meet Vera Stark
Performing Arts | Film
Date: February 20, 2014

Location: Show map
Actor's Theatre of Charlotte
650 E. Stonewall St
Charlotte, NC 28204

Site: www.actorstheatrecharlotte.org

What starts out as a 1930's screwball comedy becomes a 40-year glimpse into the life of Vera Stark, a headstrong African American actress who paved the way for future black actors. But, who was the real Vera Stark? Part comedy and part commentary, playwright Lynn Nottage uses today's fascination with celebrity and controversy to get the truth behind this little-known legend.

From Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Lynn Nottage (Intimate Apparel, Ruined)!  Approximate run time: 2 hours, with one 15-minute intermission

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