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A Case Study of People with Labels: Meeks and Minorities

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Members say: Disappointing, Relevant, Confusing, Good acting, Meeks (1st) minorities (2nd): zero connection

About the show

An amalgamation of two one-acts, presented as part of a social scientist's research on the subject of empowerment. Part of the 2018 Dream Up FestivalMore…

In the first one-act, 'Coz We’re Just Friends,' a nerdy, affable, college student, struggles to refuse doing a major favor to his closest friend, despite finding himself emotionally bullied, because of his deep love for his friend and his own conceptions about friendship. The second one-act, 'All In My Head,' focuses on a black actress, who complains to her representation about her repeated casting as a maid, leading to a deeper discussion about her particular problem, the generic problem. and how it can be resolved.



“A Case Study of People with Labels: Meeks and Minorities” hasn't been reviewed by any Critics (yet!)

75
Good acting, Necessary message, Needs new angle, Semi provoking

See it if you want to see up & coming playwrights and good acting.

Don't see it if you thought it was a musical.

Also Hard to judge bc the playwright is also the director and plays 2 roles... Read more Read less

68
Thought-provoking, Quirky, Relevant, Great writing, Confusing

See it if you want to support new works that have potential. Some good acting and use of minimal sets. Explores two relevant topics but a bit unevenly

Don't see it if you want a polished production. The actors for the most part are giving it their all but the start and end failed to put it all together.

60
Some good acting, Disappointing / has potential, Meeks (1st) minorities (2nd): zero connection, Good script(s) / relevant / resonant

See it if you want to support new playwrights & actors. This play has potential w/its relevant theme(s), but it's not quite there yet.

Don't see it if you expect to hear a hypothesis and/or some conclusion to the "case study". Unfortunately, the 2 Acts don't connect so you're left hanging.

Also I wanted to like this one so much more.... Read more Read less

50
Absorbing, Intelligent, Disappointing, Timely, Two-hander

See it if You want to see two two-handers that stand well on their own. Want to see a play that discusses POC casting.

Don't see it if You are expecting to walk away with something psychologically profound in nature.

Also A Case Study is the rare example of a play wherein the whole is actual... Read more Read less

49
Relevant, Confusing, Disappointing

See it if Want to support young actors and first time playwright. Subject matter worth exploring and acting was ok but overall didn’t work

Don't see it if You want a polished production , developed characters, coherent script


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