Outside the Box

by  Bo Wilson

Short Play, Drama  /  3m

In a timely piece addressing issues of race and sports, a black father confronts prejudice in the form of a white umpire who earlier that day has ejected the man's son from a youth-league baseball game. Now the father holds some unexpectedly powerful cards, and the umpire must seek forgiveness. Wi…

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Outside the Box

by  Bo Wilson

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    3m
  • Accolades

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    Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival

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In a timely piece addressing issues of race and sports, a black father confronts prejudice in the form of a white umpire who earlier that day has ejected the man's son from a youth-league baseball game. Now the father holds some unexpectedly powerful cards, and the umpire must seek forgiveness. With a cast of three actors and a simple set, this powerful play is well-suited for the widest range of production circumstances.

Published in the collection Off Off Broadway Festival Plays, 30th Series.

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Accolades

  • Winner! Samuel French Off Off Broadway Festival

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Bo Wilson

Bo Wilson makes his home in Richmond, VA, where he works as a professional playwright. He has won a variety of national awards and fellowships from theatre companies and universities all over the country.Among those plays which have received professional productions in various cities across ...

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