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    American Ma(u)l

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    The country is on the brink of economic collapse and being run by an idiot. To reduce the federal deficit, the President and Congress have declared that the 14th Amendment is null and void and slavery will be reinstituted. This incident provides the catalyst for a story about race and family in America. American Ma(u)l follows two neighboring families, one black, one white, as they attempt to deal not only with this new reality, but with a budding mixed race romance between their children. Abraham Lincoln, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and his slave mistress Sally Hemming all make cameo appearances in this hilariously dark upside-down look at racial relations throughout American history. American Ma(u)l is the final play of a trilogy that began with the World Premiere of Insurrection: Holding History at the New York Shakespeare Festival/Public Theater in 1996 and continued with Brave Brood produced by Reverie Productions in 1999. American Ma(u)l was commissioned by the NEA/TCG Residency at American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco, where a workshop production was mounted in 2000. Robert O'Hara wrote and directed the World Premiere of Insurrection: Holding History at the New York Shakespeare Festival/Public Theater.

    Dates:  April 14, 2003 - May 4, 2003
    Previews start: April 12, 2003
    Schedule:  Mon., Wed.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m.
    Venue:  Culture Project / 45 Bleecker, 45 Bleecker St. at Lafayette
    Price:  $19, students/seniors $12
    Company:  Reverie Productions
    Tickets/info:  (212) 352-3101

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