Citizen: An American Lyric at Clarice Smith, Nov 9-16

Citizen: An American Lyric at Clarice Smith, Nov 9-16

Citizen: An American Lyric
By Claudia Rankine
Adapted for the stage by Stephen Sachs
Directed by Shirley Jo Finney (SDCF Denham Fellow)

November 9 – 16, 2018

Fri, Nov 9, 2018 . 7:30PM
Sat, Nov 10, 2018 . 2:00PM
Sat, Nov 10, 2018 . 7:30PM
Sun, Nov 11, 2018 . 2:00PM
Tue, Nov 13, 2018 . 7:30PM
Wed, Nov 14, 2018 . 7:30PM
Thu, Nov 15, 2018 . 7:30PM
Fri, Nov 16, 2018 . 7:30PM

Venue: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. Kogod Theatre

Everyday racism can come on slyly—a hasty glance or too-casual comment. Sometimes from a friend. Or a coworker. Other pointed or veiled aggressions play out in the classroom, on the street, on the national stage, in the media, at home—all the time. The cost of micro and macro aggression thrown against a white wall of racism is played out individually as Black Americans, and cannot be ignored. Adapted from Claudia Rankine’s acclaimed book of poetry, this searingly provocative meditation on race in America is not a play. It’s fast-moving, fluid theater at the speed of thought. “Moving, stunning, and formally innovative-in short, a masterwork.” ― Salon

Tickets: General public $25, Student/Youth $10. Click here.

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