Previews: February 8th and 9th
Late Seating: There is no late seating in Johnson Theater
Smart People will be at Andrew Johnson Theater in Nashville, TN - February 8 through February 24, 2018
In this play set just before Obama’s election, the volatile dynamics of talking about race intertwine with the romantic interactions among four racially diverse Harvard intellectuals. A physician, an actress, a psychologist, and a neurobiologist who is studying the brain’s response to race (is it genetic?), all find that discussions about race can turn unexpectedly, even among friends who are well educated and socially aware. With barbed wit, this smart play explores the inescapable nature of racism and other tricky topics.
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