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An African American college professor who is feeling stuck both in his life and in his world of words meets a part-time female African American student who unwittingly comes to represent for him a dangerous kind of renewal and redemption, one that leads to tragedy for two disparate families.

   “Kermit Frazier is one of the most underrated, under-the-radar African American playwrights of his generation. …[His] plays are both lyrical and richly theatrical. And while they typically deal unflinchingly with the landscape of African American life and the socio-political issues of that life, the scope of his work ranges far beyond that culture.”
Woodie King, Jr., Producing Director, New Federal Theatre

   “Kermit Frazier is a wonderful playwright—always willing to tackle controversial subjects through the portrayal of unusual and complex characters.
Cassandra Medley

   “Kermit’s creativity dances well in this world [of theater] and his writing always springs forth from the heart of the artist that he is.
Rob Goodman, Managing Director, First Stage Children’s Theater


first produced at Asolo Repertory Theatre

6 M, 3 F

I S B N 978-0-88145-569-4



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