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Scraps

From 19 member  reviews
Members say: Great acting, Relevant, Absorbing, Great writing, Ambitious

About the show

This world premiere drama from The Flea explores the immediate anger, residual grief and inherited trauma of four black teenagers whose friend is shot by a white police officer.  More…

What we always hear: “Black Male Shot by White Police Officer.” What we never see – how loved ones struggle to cope amidst their anger and grief.



September 3rd, 2018
“Inoa’s bracing and intense new play is about lives cut short by police violence, and the cataclysmic harm those killings do to the people left behind...If you can feel the influences here, Ms. Inoa nonetheless uses them in service of her own sharp vision. Act 1 isn’t entirely successful...Inoa c...
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September 4th, 2018
“This ambitious, vibrant new play...has two distinct, contrasting acts. The first is set on a trash-strewn stoop in Bed-Stuy, four months after the shooting of a black teen-ager from the neighborhood by a white cop...The second act imagines the grim future of souls forged in this atmosphere, turn...
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September 4th, 2018
“Because 'Scraps' keeps turning into a different play every few minutes, it's easy to become distracted from the ugly, disturbing truths on offer. Dismayingly, the playwright comes close to achieving self-sabotage...Her instincts may be good, but 'Scraps' is all over the place; every time it star...
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September 12th, 2018
“The characters in Inoa's Brooklyn aren't there to educate or enlighten white people, they're not there to be mere morality tales, they're there to exist, to be given opportunities they might not be given in real life. They are there to be listened, not argued or conversed with...Which is why whe...
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