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A Free Man of Color

— Lincoln Center presents John Guare's free-wheeling epic about the Louisiana Purchase.


Jacques Cornet is a new world Don Juan and the wealthiest inhabitant of sexually charged and racially progressive 1801 New Orleans. Jacques thinks all is well in his paradise until history intervenes, setting off a chain of events which no one, much less this free man of color, realizes is about to splinter the world.

Please Note: A Free Man of Color features full frontal nudity and sexuality.

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John Guare’s latest play combines elements of Restoration comedy and historical drama with a dollop of sex farce thrown in. Jacques, played by the charismatic Tony and Emmy winner Jeffrey Wright, is irresistible to the women and envied by the men of ...

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