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Performance of Toussaint Louverture Play

Paul Robeson as Toussaint LouvertureSunday 27 October 2013, 7.30pm, The Bluecoat, Liverpool. Toussaint Louverture: The Story of the Only Successful Slave Revolt in History (1936). A Reading of Extracts by Tayo Aluko & Friends. First performance since 1936 of precursor to C.L.R. James’s classic history of the Haitian revolution The Black Jacobins, which started life as a play with Paul Robeson in the lead. These readings also include material never published or performed before now.

Venue: The Bluecoat, Liverpool (http://www.thebluecoat.org.uk)
Tickets cost £5 (£4 concession) and can be bought at: http://www.thebluecoat.org.uk/events/view/events/1747 Entrance to this performance is included in tickets for The Black Jacobins events, which can be bought from: http://blackjacobins.brownpapertickets.com/

Tayo Aluko as Paul RobesonFor more information about Tayo Aluko and his award-winning performances as Paul Robeson, go to Tayo’s websites:

www.robesonartisfest.com 

and

http://cmr.tayoalukoandfriends.com

 

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