Not a Genuine Black Man: Longest-Running Show in Bay Area History
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The last date listed for Not a Genuine Black Man was Saturday April 13, 2013 / 8:00pm.
Currently at Osher Marin JCC
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Like a winter wind whistling 'round a mountain top, singer-songwriter Peter Rowan's voice moves l … More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from linda sims
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This show ran 700 times to largely sold out shows. I am not the first to recommend it.
Strong show. I prefer to laugh than to learn, but there were laughs. I am glad I didn't have to learn more about prejudice the hard way.
Quotes & Highlights
In addition to the Marsh in San Francisco and Berkeley, the show was also a hit with Goldstar members in its run at the American Conservatory Theater.
“Copeland is a winning, magnetic performer who knows how to work an audience … a beautiful mix of wry humor and heartbreak, indignation and inspiration, a singular story of extreme isolation that speaks to anyone who’s ever felt out of place.” —San Francisco Chronicle
“Copeland’s ability to captivate an audience rivals many a celebrated solo predecessor from Ruth Draper to Spalding Gray to Whoopi Goldberg … Copeland is a genuine discovery.” —Los Angeles Times
“Engaging … Copeland knows how to spin a dramatic yarn.” —The New York Times