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Operating Systems

From 27 member  reviews
Members say: Relevant, Great acting, Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Great writing

About the show

In Flux Theater Ensemble's world premiere, controversy erupts when Code Breakers, a program where black and brown high school girls learn software engineering, rejects a white student. More…

When Benita is promoted to CEO, she enlists the help of a journalist friend to confront the controversy. Then Bel, a new Code Breakers employee, accuses the outgoing CEO of sexual misconduct. The fallout threatens the most vulnerable in their community, including Dani, a trans employee and former student.

This production is part of Flux's Living Ticket initiative, which makes Flux’s shows free for all to attend. Flux encourages a donation when you reserve your Living Ticket.

Member Reviews (27)


Relevant, Great acting, Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Great writing


See it if If you want to see a “me too” play

Don't see it if You are bothered by plays that you can figure out in the first 10 minutes

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March 5th, 2019
"Alternative mathematics using complex algebraic expressions blend with the narrative of a young, transgender narrator who goes backward and forward in time to review their actions...Schulenburg brings many powerful voices into her latest work. Hartford coaxes some fabulous performances from the ...
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March 10th, 2019
“‘Operating Systems’ features...Schulenburg's signature traits: intelligence, heart, and compassion. Unfortunately, the characters come across as idea-delivery-systems rather than as dimensional people...Many of the ideas came across as political correctness rather than human complexity...The scr...
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