White People by Neil Cuthbert


White People

By Neil Cuthbert*

Directed by Michael Barakiva

February 16 - March 13, 2011

On a seemingly idyllic suburban Saturday in 1975  the long repressed tensions of Mag's WASP family finally explode.  Her older son is writing a pornographic science fiction epic in his pajamas.  Her go-go dancing daughter is followed home from work by a mysterious stranger.  Her youngest son is smoking something in the basement.  Her husband's started drinking again' and her racist mother shows up for lunch on the wrong day.  A long day's journey into white.


Cast & Creative

Featuring James DeMarse*, Cecilia DeWolf*, David Gelles*, Delphi Harrington*, Matthew Minor, Mickey Solis and Jennifer Joan Thompson* denotes EST Member

Set: Maiko Chii
Sound: Matt Sherwin
Costumes: Suzanne Chesney
Props: Sylviane Jacobsen
Lights: Cate Tate Starmer
Production Stage Manager: Samone B. Weissman
Assistant Stage Manager: Beth Stegman
Casting Director: Tom Rowan*


Reviews

"'a funny, fond, but not entirely forgiving family portrait, full of wist and rue." - NY Magazine, Critic's Pick

"Delphi Harrington excels as Gramma, the relative you love to hate, this is a skillful ensemble." - Curtainup

"Making a "normal" situation break apart at the seams is difficult, and Cuthbert is to be commended." - NYTheatre.com


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