“Call Mr. Robeson”

Performance by Nigerian-born Tayo Aluko, actor, singer and playwright, based in Liverpool, UK.
Tayo Aluko IS Robeson. Paul Robeson was an international star, who sang renditions of the most iconic songs from the thirties to the sixties, and was a political activist who was persecuted as a communist sympathizer in the Cold War USA. Aluko effortlessly recounts Robeson’s life and times… “A brilliantly put together history lesson delivered as art.
On this date, April 16, 2015 BCBHAS is a co-sponsor of this event with Victoria Multi-Cultural Society, Social Environmental Alliance, UVIC Department of History, UVIC Cultural, Social and Political Thought Program and UVIC Social Justice Studies.
About 2 years earlier on February 20, 2013 BCBHAS sponsored this show with the METRO Theatre.