The Niceties

The Niceties

The Niceties

The Niceties

The Niceties

Overview

Zoe, a Black student at a liberal arts college, is called into her white professor’s office to discuss her paper about slavery’s effect on the American Revolution. What begins as a polite clash in perspectives explodes into an urgent debate about race, history and power.

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Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Cast Attributes: Role(s) for Black Actor(s), All Women
  • Target Audience: Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Authors

Eleanor Burgess

Eleanor Burgess’s work has been produced at venues across the United States, including Manhattan Theatre Club, McCarter Theatre Center, South Coast Rep, Geffen Playhouse, Huntington Theatre Company, Alliance Theatre, Writers Theatre, Geva Theatre Center, Merrimack Repertory T ...

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