Open Admissions (One-Act)

by  Shirley Lauro

"Explosive ... provocative ... a powerhouse." - The New York Times

New Revised Edition! A black student accepted at City College of New York under the "Open Admissions Plan" for minorities believes his white instructor, Dr. Alice Stockwell, is shuffling him through with "B's" irrespective of the quality of his work …

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Open Admissions (One-Act)

by  Shirley Lauro

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    Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival

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New Revised Edition! A black student accepted at City College of New York under the "Open Admissions Plan" for minorities believes his white instructor, Dr. Alice Stockwell, is shuffling him through with "B's" irrespective of the quality of his work while concentrating her efforts on white students. Eager to succeed and bursting with frustration, he corners her in her office and levels his charges. The emotionally charged confrontation that ensues shows that they are trapped in different worlds. In Off Off Broadway Festival Plays, 4th Series.
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  • Winner! Samuel French Off Off Broadway Festival

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Shirley Lauro

Shirley Lauro’s The Radiant enjoyed its World Premiere in March, 2011, at New Theatre, Miami, starring Angelica Torn as Marie Curie. The play will mark its New York off-Broadway premiere in winter, 2013. All Through the Night enjoyed its World Premiere in Chicago, receiving a Jeff Nomination, as “Best New Play of the Y ...

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