Television regular Sophina Brown leads a talented and largely African- American ensemble in this story of an inner-city public school teacher, Nya, who enrolls her high-school-aged son, Omari, in a suburban private school to protect him from the "old neighborhood." When he is accused of physically threatening a teacher, all the mother's fears are realized. The entire cast ably voices the tensions in this contemporary play, but it is X Mayo, portraying the son's girlfriend, who is the breakout talent. She clearly expresses the insights, anxiety, and strength of a young woman who knows what she wants but can feel it slipping away. This production captures the intimacy and energy of a live theater performance. B.P. © AudioFile 2022, Portland, Maine [Published: JUNE 2022]
Trade Ed. L.A. Theatre Works 2022
DD ISBN 9781682661635 $6.95
Library Ed. L.A. Theatre Works 2022
DD ISBN 9781682661635 $29.95
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