What to Send Up When it Goes Down

What to Send Up When it Goes Down

What to Send Up When it Goes Down

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What to Send Up When it Goes Down

What to Send Up When it Goes Down

Overview

As lines between characters and actors – as well as observers and observed – blur, a dizzying series of vignettes builds to a climactic moment in which performance and reality collide, highlighting the absurdity of anti-Blackness in our society. Through facilitation and dialogue we must decide how to cope, resist and move forward.

Watch playwright Aleshea Harris and director Whitney White discuss What to Send Up When it Goes Down in the June 2021 session of Concord Theatricals' Read More Plays Club.

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Cautions

  • Caution Intense Adult Intense Adult Themes

Details

  • Cast Attributes: Role(s) for Black Actor(s)
  • Target Audience: Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Authors

Aleshea Harris

Aleshea Harris’s play Is God Is won the 2016 Relentless Award, garnered her an Obie Award for playwriting in 2017, was a finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize and made The Kilroys' List of “the most recommended and underproduced plays by trans and female authors of col ...

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