by Lydia R. Diamond
Nov 19 - Nov 22, 2020
Directed by Aimée K. Michel
Stage Manager Hope Rose Kelly*
Cloteal L. Horne* as Valerie Johnston
Lawrence James* as Jackson Moore
Zoe Laiz* as Ginny Yang
Nick Nudler as Brian White
* Appearing through an arrangement between this theatre, Shakespeare & Company, and Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.
It is the eve of Obama's first election. Four of Harvard University's brightest – a surgeon, an actress, a psychologist, and a neuro-psychiatrist – are all interested in different aspects of the brain, particularly how it responds to race. But, like all smart people, they are also searching for love, success, and identity in their own lives. Lydia R. Diamond brings these characters together in this sharp, witty play about social and sexual politics.
TALKBACK - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 9:15PM
Join Artistic Director Allyn Burrows as he moderates a discussion with director Aimee K. Michel and the cast as they discuss Smart People.