Apologies to Lorraine Hansberry (You Too August Wilson)

Set in the fictional world of a post-second Civil War, Bronx Bay, an all-black state (and neighborhood) is established in order to protect "blackness." It's a utopia but enforcing utopia proves to be tricky when it comes to defining who is Black and who isn't. 
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Apologies to Lorraine Hansberry (You Too August Wilson)

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  • Nick Malakhow:
    15 Aug. 2020
    This genre-bending and playfully, sharply written piece explores with such complexity anti-blackness and intersectionality within various Black communities. There is so much examined here--the human tendency to other, categorize, and marginalize; the intersection of homophobia and other forms of prejudice and oppression; the multitude of what "Black identity" is; the dangers of utopia--in two short and potent acts. The internal realities established in each of the two acts, the fourth-wall-breaking direct address, the intriguing potential for novel design elements could feel chaotic in the wrong hands, but Lynett creates such a fully-realized, singular theatrical world that cohesively gels. Fantastic!
  • Stephanie Kyung Sun Walters:
    12 Aug. 2020
    The structure of this play is dynamic and challenging. It is an exploration of identity and race in America that I would be humbled to see onstage. The world building and character relationships are flawless - Lynett's craft is glowing!!!
  • Lia Romeo:
    5 Aug. 2020
    I love this... it's an incredibly theatrical exploration of some incredibly important ideas.