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The Niceties

The Niceties

by: Eleanor Burgess

by: Eleanor Burgess

Overview

Zoe, a black student at a liberal arts college, is called into her white professor’s office to discuss her paper about slavery’s effect on the American Revolution. What begins as a polite clash in perspectives explodes into an urgent debate about race, history, and power.

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  • Cast Attributes: Role(s) for Black Actor(s)
  • Target Audience: Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

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Eleanor Burgess

Eleanor's plays include THE NICETIES, START DOWN, CHILL, and THESE DYING GENERATIONS. Her work has been produced at Manhattan Theatre Club, McCarter Theatre Center, Geffen Playhouse, Huntington Theatre Company, the Alliance Theatre, the Contemporary American Theatre Festival, Merrimack Repertory Theatre, Portland Stage ...

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