“…a Black actor beholden to no one but themselves, exploring their own personal, irreducible, beautiful understanding of their existence. In this, American Moor is special. One would be wise not to miss it; who knows when such a theatrical anomaly will arise again?”

Nicholas Whittaker
The Theater Mirror (New England Theater Guide)

Performances

Red Bull Theater Production
Cherry Lane Theatre
NYC, Sept/Oct, 2019

Red Bull Theater Production
Cherry Lane Theatre
NYC, Sept/Oct, 2019

Red Bull Theater Production
Cherry Lane Theatre
NYC, Sept/Oct, 2019

Red Bull Theater Production
Cherry Lane Theatre
NYC, Sept/Oct, 2019

Discussions

The Kojo Show WAMU, Washington, D.C. (NPR)

Kojo Nnamdi Speaks with Keith Hamilton Cobb & Kim Weild

Discussing “American Moor”
with Stephen Greenblatt,
Harvard University Scholar and Literary Historian
Boston, Fall 2017

Keith Hamilton Cobb & Director Kim Weild

Post-Performance Discussion
with Michael Witmore, Director, Folger Shakespeare Library
Anacostia Playhouse
Washington, D.C., Summer, 2015

A Five Act Arc of American Moor

A celebration of the Folger Shakespeare Library’s acquisition of the production script from the Anacostia Playhouse production of American Moor, March 28, 2016.

Shakespeare and Race Scholar, Kim F. Hall
Speaks on “American Moor”
at The Folger Shakespeare Library
Washington, D.C., June, 2016

Barnard College Professor Kim F. Hall lectures on “American Moor” in the context of her book “Othello Was My Grandfather: Shakespeare in the African Diaspora” at The Folger Shakespeare Library as part of the library’s celebration commemorating Shakespeare’s 400th birthday, June 27th, 2016.

Opening Night

Opening Night
Red Bull/Cherry Lane
NYC, Sept/Oct, 2019

Video/Audio Reviews

Phoenix Theatre Ensemble/O.W.I. Production
WBUR (NPR) Radio
Boston, August 2017

Red Bull Theater/Cherry Lane
Broadway Radio Podcast
NYC, Sept/Oct, 2019

Red Bull/Cherry Lane Montage
w/ Review Blurbs

Audience Response

News

American Moor is Now Available for Pre-Order via Bloomsbury.com!!

Pre-order via Bloomsbury.com by clicking here or on the image below.

The Methuen Edition of American Moor will be available IN PRINT on March 13th, 2020!!

We’re very excited to finally have the work in print and accessible, and we look forward to all of the discussions it generates. Other Announcements to Follow! Exciting developments for American Moor…

American Moor by Keith Hamilton Cobb

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