Custom Made Theatre Presents HOODED, OR BEING BLACK FOR DUMMIES

Custom Made Theatre Presents HOODED, OR BEING BLACK FOR DUMMIESOpening March 11th! Tearrance Chisholm's Hooded, or Being Black for Dummies (BAPF 2015) at Custom Made Theatre - a producing partnership with PF! March 8 - March 31 Thursday - Saturday Enter Promo Code: PFFND for 25% off! Get Tickets

Marquis and Tru, both 14 and black, meet one evening in the holding cell of a police station. Marquis is a Nietzsche-loving prep-schooler, adopted by white people and living in the affluent suburb of Achievement Heights; while Tru is a super smart, Tupac loving, kid from central Baltimore. Tru decides Marquis has lost his blackness and pens a how-to manual for him entitled "Being Black for Dummies." They navigate through both Marquis' world of cheerleaders, jocks, headmasters and Tru's world in Baltimore all while they debate, struggle and ultimately develop a friendship that reveals that maybe Tupac and Nietzsche were saying the same thing all along.

"Hooded, or Being Black for Dummies" is a comedic and truthful examination of growing up black in America by rising-star playwright Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm.

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