Well Intentioned White People

After a racial attack she wants to forget, Cass is pushed into "making an example of it" by her well-intentioned (white) friends and classmates. Well-Intentioned White People explores race and friendship and how "good intentions" are not always the best intentions.

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018
Broken Nose Theatre is to announced casting for its world premiere dark comedy PLAINCLOTHES, written by company member Spenser Davis* and co-directed by Kanome Jones and Davis.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018
Female-identifying playwrights and directors are at the forefront of Matrix Theatre Company's 2018-2019 Mainstage Season. This exciting selection of carefully-chosen plays spans a broad range of topics designed to encourage audiences to examine their own beliefs and their reaction to information presented to them in their daily lives. Individual ticket sales will go on sale Monday, September 17. Ticket prices start at $17. Mainstage Flex Passes may be purchased at a reduced rate. Group rates are available for most shows. For further information on the 2018-2019 season, or to order tickets, go to www.matrixtheatre.org, or call 313 967 0599.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018
The Danger: A Homage to Strange Fruit is a theatrical symphony in four movements that contemplates the legacy of violence against Black bodies in America. Inspired by the mysterious hanging death of 17-year-old Lennon Lacy in 2014 in Bladenboro, NC, this dystopic ghost play follows the interracial couple He and She into the world of The Station, a long ago abandoned rail station waiting room, an in-between place that houses Black souls who left the earth in violent ways and who constantly seek their way home. In 2015, Rose received NYU's Rita Goldberg Prize for The Danger -- an award recognizing the best play by a graduate or undergraduate student.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018
Broken Nose Theatre is pleased to announce it Seventh Season, featuring a world premiere and two Midwest premieres to presented at its resident home, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018
Broken Nose Theatre is pleased to launch its seventh season with the world premiere dark comedy PLAINCLOTHES, written by company member Spenser Davis* and co-directed by Kanome Jones and Davis. Developed with much of the team behind BNT's runaway 2017 hit At The Table, PLAINCLOTHES will play November 9 - December 15, 2018 at its resident home, The Den Theatre (2A), 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018
The Danger: A Homage to Strange Fruit is a theatrical symphony in four movements that contemplates the legacy of violence against Black bodies in America. Inspired by the mysterious hanging death of 17-year-old Lennon Lacy in 2014 in Bladenboro, NC, this dystopic ghost play follows the interracial couple He and She into the world of The Station, a long ago abandoned rail station waiting room, an in-between place that houses Black souls who left the earth in violent ways and who constantly seek their way home. In 2015, Rose received NYU's Rita Goldberg Prize for The Danger -- an award recognizing the best play by a graduate or undergraduate student.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018
Matrix Theatre Company presents the Michigan premiere of Well-Intentioned White People by Rachel Lynett November 9 through December 2, 2018. Performances take place on Fridays and Saturdays at 8PM and Sundays at 3PM at Matrix Theatre Company, located at 2730 Bagley Avenue in the heart of Mexicantown. Tickets are $22 for adults and $17 for students, seniors, veterans, and active military personnel, and may be purchased in advance or, if available, at the door. Group rates are also available. For further information or to purchase tickets, visit www.matrixtheatre.org or call (313) 967-0599.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018
This week the Berkshire Theatre Critics Association is voting on the final award list in preparation for the Third Annual Berkshire Theatre Awards. Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony to be held on Monday, November 12 at 7 pm at the Zion Lutheran Church, 74 First Street (Route 7) in Pittsfield, MA.
by Michael Dale - Nov 9, 2016
The subject of sensitive, well-intentioned white people growing up unaware of their own privilege has been receiving more and more attention in American, but back in 1982, South African playwright Athol Fugard approached the issue as experienced in his apartheid-infested homeland.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017
Jackalope Theatre Company in collaboration with the Chicago Inclusion Project presents CIRCLE UP!, a collection of new play readings fresh to Chicago. Set in JTC's Frontier venue at 1106 W Thorndale, CIRCLE UP! is dedicated to amplifying diverse stories of scope and providing safe harbor for evolving work. Each reading includes a post-show discussion, encouraging our audience to share and engage with the play over drinks and light fare. Bring your friends, bring your enemies, arrive with interest, leave with questions...
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018
At an SRO ceremony held at Zion Lutheran Church in Pittsfield, the Board of the Berkshire Theatre Critics Association presented the Berkshire Theatre Awards on the evening of Monday, November 12, 2018. This was the third year the awards have been presented to honor and celebrate the excellence and diversity of theatre in the greater Berkshire region.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018
The White Card plays now through April 1, 2018 at Emerson's Paramount Center's Robert J. Orchard Stage. Tickets now on sale by phone at 617.824.8400, in person at the Paramount Center Box Office (559 Washington Street, Boston), and online at artsemerson.org.  at americanrepertorytheater.org.
by Stefani Chudnow - Mar 21, 2019
Right now, we are living in a time where more and more people, especially women, are coming out about being sexually assaulted. As such, I can think of no better time to see a play such as The Interference at Matrix Theatre Company in downtown Detroit. Playing from March 22nd to April 14th, The Interference is hailed as "a story for a world in the midst of a tectonic cultural shift that is shaking our patriarchal society to its core." BroadwayWorld Detroit had the opportunity to interview the director of this important play, Kaitlyn Valor Bourque.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018
Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in the Berkshires (Pittsfield, MA) under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, is pleased to announce additional casting for the 2018 Season.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019
Producers Suzanne Gilad & Larry Rogowsky are pleased to announce that Jane Bruce (Jagged Little Pill) and Cathryn Wake (Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812) will join the cast of the critically-acclaimed musical comedy THE OTHER JOSH COHEN now playing at the Westside Theatre (407 W 43rd St). Jane joins the cast tonight, Tuesday, January 29, taking over the roles played by original cast member Kate Wetherhead. Cathryn begins performances on Tuesday, February 5, taking over for Hannah Elless who departs the production on February 3. Megan Loomis (The Dead 1904) joins the cast as the female standby.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019
Hartford Stage announced today the cast and creative team for Dominique Morisseau's Detroit '67. The powerful drama, produced in association with the McCarter Theatre Center, will perform at Hartford Stage Thursday, February 14, through Sunday, March 10.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018
Barrington Stage Company and Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, has announced the 2018 season, which will feature three world premieres, including a major new musical from Tony Awards winners William Finn and Rachel Sheinkin, a new play from Off Broadway Alliance Award winner Lloyd Suh, and the first major production of a work from an exciting young playwright, Rachel Lynett.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019
Hartford Stage announced today the cast and creative team for Dominique Morisseau's Detroit '67. The powerful drama, produced in association with the McCarter Theatre Center, will perform at Hartford Stage Thursday, February 14, through Sunday, March 10.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019
Hartford Stage announced today the cast and creative team for Dominique Morisseau's Detroit '67. The powerful drama, produced in association with the McCarter Theatre Center, will perform at Hartford Stage Thursday, February 14, through Sunday, March 10.
by Marc Savitt - Aug 27, 2018
Broadway World had the opportunity to sit down with Rachel after the standing ovation for a performance of WELL INTENTIONED WHITE PEOPLE now in its world premiere run through September 8th at Barrington Stage Company's St. Germain Stage in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
by Marc Savitt - Aug 27, 2018
The entire ensemble cast (all newcomers to BSC) deliver unquestionably high-quality performances. Each displaying a range of emotion and dynamics as their characters navigate the windy and often choppy waters with such strength and dexterity that there is not even a moment we doubt them, nor the conviction with which they are compelled to do what they believe to be the 'right thing'.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018
Barrington Stage Company presents the world premiere of Well Intentioned White People by Rachel Lynett at the St. Germain Stage. Well Intentioned White People begins previews August 16, with an opening set for August 22, and performances through September 8.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018
From September 14 to October 13, 2018, SpeakEasy Stage Company will proudly present the New England premiere of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize-winning play BETWEEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY.  
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018
The Bonnie and Terry Burman New Play Award, a national new play contest at Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, is accepting submissions through April 30, 2018. The Grand Prize winner will receive $25,000 from Barrington Stage Company.