February 8-10 and 14-17*, 2019
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday performances at 7:30 p.m.
Sundays at 2:00 p.m
For this production, Talking Horse is hosting talk back sessions with the cast and crew to discuss the themes and content of the show as well as the process for putting it together. The schedule for these talk backs are as scheduled:
Saturday, February 9: Hosted by Nikki McGruder of Inclusive Impact Institute
Sunday, February 10: Hosted by Kevin McDonald, Chancellor for Inclusion, Diversity and Equity at the University of Missouri
Saturday, February 16: Hosted by Andrea Waner of The City of Columbia Human Rights Commission
*The performance on February 17 will be interpreted for the hearing disabled.
Directed by Monica Senecal Palmer
Now—right now—what does it mean to be a white American? What does it mean for any American to live in a country that is not the one you were promised? WHITE PEOPLE is a controversial and darkly funny play about the lives of three ordinary Americans placed under the spot-light: Martin, a Brooklyn–born high powered attorney for a white-shoe law firm in St. Louis, MO; Mara Lynn, a housewife and former home-coming queen in Fayetteville, NC; and Alan, a young professor struggling to find his way in New York City. Through heart-wrenching confessions, they wrestle with guilt, prejudice, and the price they and their children must pay for their actions. WHITE PEOPLE is a candid, brutally honest meditation on race and language in our culture.
Alan: Adam Brietzke
Mara Lynn: Kirstin Bellman
Martin: Don Otto