Pulitzer Prize finalist Dael Orlandersmith (Yellowman, Young Vic) arrives in Europe to perform her urgent and revelatory play.
Missouri, 2014. Michael Brown, a black teenager, is shot and killed by Darren Wilson, a white police officer.
A tidal wave of unrest sweeps across the nation, powered by a new activist movement called Black Lives Matter. Its ripples are felt all over the world.
In this gripping and revelatory drama, based on real-life interviews from the aftermath of the shooting, Dael Orlandersmith journeys into the heart and soul of modern-day America.
Confronting the powerful forces of history, race and politics, she embodies the many faces of a community rallying for justice, and a country still yearning for change.
Also playing at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh as part of the 2019 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
“An urgent moral inquest” – The New York Times (Critics' Pick)
“A poetic plea for understanding and peace that ought to be heard all across the land” – Theatermania