Venus

By Suzan-Lori Parks | Presented by the Waterwell Drama Program

About

Venus is a biographical-vaudeville play about Saartjie Baartman, a member of a freak show label called the Hottentot Venus. Set around 1810, it concerns Baartman’s origins as a member of the Khoi-San people of South Africa and her move to Paris and London where she was exhibited for her extremely large buttocks. Her “act,” in which she was exposed to voyeuristic members of the European public, ... (more)

Venue
Map of venue location.
PPAS Auditorium
328 W 48th St
New York, New York 10036