"...a sexy, serious, and very, very funny modern-day comedy of manners." - Variety, Read More
"...crisp and clever dialogue...Smart People is very funny because it reflects a very sympathetic human foible; the desire to resolve our racial conflicts without messing things up every time we open our mouths." - Broadwayworld.com, Read More
"Smart People is a great ride; I loved every talky minute of it." - Deadline, Read More
"Splendid! Diamond...draw[s] laughs even as she firmly pushes back against the notion that we’re living in a 'post-racial society.'" - Boston Globe, Read More
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by Seema Sueko
August 31, 2017
- Strong Language
- Mild Adult Themes
- Minimum Fee: $90 per performance
- Time Period: New Millennium/21st Century
- Duration: More than 120 minutes (2 hours)
- Setting: 2007-2009. Cambridge, MA. Various locations.
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
JACKSON MOORE - 28, African American. Harvard Med School. Surgical Intern on Rotation.
BRIAN WHITE - 36-42, White. Tenured professor at Harvard. Neuro-psychiatrist. Studies patterns of racial identity and perceptions.
GINNY YOUNG - 34-40, Chinese-Japanese American. No accent. Only speaks English. Respected tenured professor of psychology at Harvard. Studies race and identity among Asian American women.
- Role(s) for Asian Actor(s)
- Role(s) for Black Actor(s)
- Ensemble cast
Smart People premiered at the Huntington Theatre in Boston in May of 2014 under the direction of Peter DuBois.