Maryland Ensemble Theatre to Present ADMISSIONS by Joshua Harmon
January 06, 2020
From the writer of Bad Jews comes Admissions, a biting and hilarious look at privilege and power in higher education. Bill and Sherri are publicly progressive in their high-level positions at a New Hampshire boarding school, but those values are challenged when their son's dream of going to an Ivy League school is jeopardized. (more...)
Maryland Ensemble Theatre
In ADMISSIONS, Sherri Rosen-Mason is head of the admissions department at The Hillcrest School, fighting to diversify the student body. And alongside her husband, the school's Headmaster, they've largely succeeded in bringing a stodgy institution into the twenty-first century. But when their only son sets his sights on an Ivy League university, personal ambition collides with progressive values, with convulsive results. ADMISSIONS is a new play that explodes the ideals and contradictions of liberal white America.