A dark comedy by Greg Kalleres

Directed by Argo Thompson

June 8 - July 1, 2018

A darkly comedic look at five people, white and black, as they navigate the murky waters of race, rhetoric, and basketball shoes.

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THE STORY: When a young African American is shot for a pair of basketball shoes, sales triple among white teens. Are ghetto-glorifying commercials to blame, or is it the white CEO that only sees dollar signs? Luckily, there’s a new pill on the market guaranteed to cure racism. This thought-provoking satire extends the conversation about racism to the important theatre audience.

Meet the Cast

Thomas Hodge: Trey G. Riley
Davis Tallison: Mike Pavone
Peter Trammel: Mark Bradbury
Emilia Hodge: Liz Rogers-Beckley
Andie Chastain: Lydia Revelos
Dr. Driscoll/Abraham Lincoln/Wilson/Reporter: Nick Christianson
Kid #1/Frederick Douglass: Julius Rae
Kid #2: Mike Rice

Artistic Team

  • Director: Argo Thompson
  • Lighting Designer: TBD
  • Costume Designer: TBD
  • Stage Manager: TBD



“Kalleres' sense of nonsense is sublime…doesn't shy away from uncomfortable observations about race.”

“Skillfully utilizes humor to extend the conversation about racism to the important theatre audience."

“A thought-provoking satire that asks many questions and delivers as many answers."

"Hilarious, irreverent, keeps you laughing from start to finish."
—NY Times