August, 2016. The NFL is being shaken by Colin Kaepernick's monumental decision. While other players join him in taking a knee, star running back Luis Moreno is all about his game – and his pay check. A record-breaking season is in sight... but America's leadership is changing. When a destructive new reality hits close to home, Luis is forced to ask whether politics have a place on the field, and if he is willing to risk his career to take a stand for his own community.

Pravin Wilkins' stunning debut play was the winner of the 2020 Theatre503 International Playwriting Award. It was chosen out of 1,719 scripts sent in from 45 countries by a group of independent readers, the 503 team and a panel comprising Erica Whyman (Chair of Theatre503 and deputy artistic director, RSC), producer Caro Newling, actor/director Daniel Evans, arts journalist and reviewer Sam Marlowe, playwrights Roy Williams and Vinay Patel, and Theatre503 artistic director Lisa Spirling.


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  • Caution Drugs Drugs
  • Caution Strong Language Strong Language
  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes


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


Pravin Wilkins

Pravin Wilkins is a playwright, poet and fiction writer based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania whose works typically deal with race and class struggle – and the many intersections between. He began writing plays during his time at the University of California, San Diego, as an u ...

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