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(l-r): Wesley T. Jones, Vienna Carroll, Michael Bryan star in “3/ Fifths’ Trapped In a Traveling Minstrel Show.”

(l-r): Wesley T. Jones, Vienna Carroll, Michael Bryan star in “3/ Fifths’ Trapped In a Traveling Minstrel Show.”

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Trapped in a traveling minstrel show

Sleeping Weazel production shines harsh spotlight on racial politics

Through November 11, Sleeping Weazel presents “3/Fifths' Trapped In a Traveling Minstrel Show” at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. If you can only see one show in the remainder of 2017, this should be it. Writer James Scruggs wrenches the audience out of their comfort zone and into the hilarious, haunting and tragic center of the lives of two black men, framed through a minstrel show.