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Rasheeda Speaking

From 8 member  reviews
Members say: Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Great acting, Relevant, Intelligent

About the show

A play about workplace drama and race relations in America today, starring Tonya Pinkins who won multiple awards for her performance. More…

A gripping drama examining the realities of so-called “post-racial” America using co-workers who are driven apart by the machinations of their boss. A chilling power struggle ensues that spins wildly out of control.

Member Reviews (8)


Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Great acting, Relevant, Intelligent
Avg Score

Repetitive, Inconsistent, Weak script, Disappointing, Frustrating

See it if you're fascinated by racism, even if RS lacks a POV or resolution. RS w its inconsistent characters raised more questions than it answered.

Don't see it if you want to root for someone; no one was likable. It was hard to tell truth from lies. The humor was strained; material repetitive. Dull.

Also I don't know what the play was trying to say about racism or even abou... Read more Read less

Great acting, Great writing, Funny, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if amazing acting, well written plot that grabs you from the start.

Don't see it if you don't like great plays.

Entertaining, Great acting, Funny, Great writing

See it if You want to see excellent performances by 2 talented actresses and a story that draws you in from the beginning.

Don't see it if You aren't interested in stories of office politics, but even if you aren't you will probably still find this show entertaining!

Absorbing, Clever, Edgy, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if You like plays about the racial debate/divide.

Don't see it if You're not interested in new plays that deal with topical issues.

Good acting, Slice of everyday office life, Tonya and dianne!

See it if You like Tonya Perkins or Dianne Wiest, who both shine with so-so material. We all know people like Rasheeda!

Don't see it if Office politics don't interest you, or you have enough manipulative toxic people in your life and don't need to see more of them onstage

Absorbing, Relevant, Uneven performances, Thought-provoking

See it if You are up for a complicated treatment of race and other dynamics in the work place.

Don't see it if Hate plays where everyone is flawed

Also The characters are not entirely unfamiliar but in order to get the com... Read more Read less

Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if You are interested in social issues.

Don't see it if You didn't prefer heavy material, in the plays you see.

Intelligent, Relevant, Entertaining

See it if interested in seeing how racism slips in be more aware of office environments politic consider prejudice an issue

Don't see it if you don't care about how prejudice affects your view and other's people

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