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Black & Blue (FringeNYC)

From 21 member  reviews
Members say: Absorbing, Great writing, Must see, Relevant, Great acting

About the show

Part of FringeNYC: Thrust into the popular social debate between Black and Blue, a black man and an NYPD police officer find themselves struggling to find common ground. What will it take for the two to finally come together? More…

Categories: Drama, Spoken Word/Poetry, Local. Written by Kevin Demoan Edwards. Poetry and Lyrics by Katherine George.


Member Reviews (21)

MEMBERS SAY:

Absorbing, Great writing, Must see, Relevant, Great acting

66
Insipid, Cliched, Entertaining, Fluffy, Funny

See it if you want to have a view of how some people think about what's happening in America racially

Don't see it if you want an original position or idea about what's happening in America racially


August 24th, 2016
"Kevin Demoan Edwards’ script has a light touch, delving into these issues skillfully with real insight and nuance. Care is taken not to make obvious who is right and who is wrong, to a degree that may frustrate some audience members…It’s great, subtle writing…The play never takes the easy way ou...
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August 24th, 2016
"An ultimately compelling, up-to-the-minute play…The story takes a melodramatic turn that comes out of nowhere and feels imposed by the authors. Then they tack on a hopeful ending…Still, ‘Black and Blue’ has two strengths that make it worthwhile. First, there is a real effort to give voice to the...
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September 22nd, 2016
"'Black & Blue', the first full-length play by writer/producer Kevin Demoan Edwards, takes on the charged dynamics of the Black Lives Matter movement and its rejoinder, the Blue Lives Matter movement. In a quickly-flowing sequence of plot advances, we witness the characters struggling with the fe...
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