by Joel Drake Johnson Directed by Sarah May
with John Busser, Mary Alice Beck, Treva Offutt, and Rhoda Rosen.
Jaime Weinfeld, stage manager
This tense workplace thriller examines the realities of so-called “post- racial” when two co-workers—one black, the other white—are driven apart by the machinations of their boss. A chilling power struggle ensues that spins wildly out of control. RASHEEDA SPEAKING is an incisive and shocking dark comedy that keeps you in its claustrophobic grip until the final moment. “An exquisitely tense and often cringingly funny portrait of racial paranoia…Chilling. An incendiary play by Joel Drake Johnson.” —The New York Times.
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