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Northup re-enactor to appear at Museum of Dance

Clifford Oliver Mealy will portray Solomon Northup during a Black History Month celebration at the National Museum of Dance on Sunday. (www.cliffordoliverphotography.com)
Clifford Oliver Mealy will portray Solomon Northup during a Black History Month celebration at the National Museum of Dance on Sunday. (www.cliffordoliverphotography.com)
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This Sunday, for its third annual Black History Month Celebration, the National Museum of Dance features Solomon Northup re-enactor Clifford Oliver Mealy. Mealy, a Greenwich resident, has been acting the part of Northup for more than 20 years. Buoyed by the Oscar-nominated film “12 Years a Slave,” which chronicles Northup’s kidnaping, enslavement and eventual return to freedom, Mealy’s performances are even more in demand. His re-enactment will be the centerpiece of the afternoon’s program, complemented ...

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