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Paramount Hudson Valley
1008 Brown Street
Peekskill, NY 10566 
(914) 739-0039

Monday- Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday-Friday: Noon-6pm
Saturday & Sunday: Noon-6pm

Call Mr. Robeson: A Life, with Songs

One of the 20th Century’s most impressive but overlooked figures, Paul Robeson, is revived in this powerful, compelling tour-de-force performance, which has been performed at New York’s elite Carnegie Hall. Take a rollercoaster journey through African-American actor and singer Paul Robeson’s remarkable life, highlighting his pioneering and heroic political activism. Featuring “Ol’ Man River” and other famous songs, much fiery oratory, and a defiant testimony to the House Un-American Activities Committee.


Paul Robeson was at the center of the Peekskill riots in 1949. Learn about an important figure in local history through theater and song – don’t miss out!


“First-rate ... an admirable introduction to a great pioneering performer"

- 4 Stars, The Guardian


"A stunning piece of musical theatre.... high quality drama, first class singing"

- Fringe Review, Edinburgh Fringe


Appropriate for ages 12 and up.

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