In Manhattan Theatre Club's new drama, at an elite East Coast university, a polite conversation between a professor and a student becomes a powder keg of race, history, and power. More…
An ambitious young black student and her esteemed white professor meet to discuss a paper the college junior is writing about the American Revolution. They’re both liberal. They’re both women. They’re both brilliant. But very quickly, discussions of grammar and Google turn to race and reputation, and before they know it, they’re in dangerous territory neither of them had foreseen – and facing stunning implications that can’t be undone.
See it if if you enjoy plays about topical issues. Jordan Boatman was very good.
Don't see it if Unrealistic. The conversation did not ring true to me. Teacher so obnoxious, student so outspoken.
See it if you are willing to look past extreme, unrealistic dialogue and unbelievable characterization to deal with the very important issues of bias
Don't see it if you want your plays to draw you into the action rather than put you off. A missed opportunity to explore important issues of bias/ignorance