UR Free Theatre & Dance
Sep
29

Smart People

7:30 PM

Cousins Theatre
Modlin Center for the Arts
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Cousins Theatre, Modlin Center for the Arts

September 29 – October 1, 2022 | 7:30 PM
October 2, 2022 | 2:00 PM

SMART PEOPLE By Lydia R. Diamond
Directed by Chuck Mike
Costume Design by Heather Hogg
Light & Sound Design by Maja E. White
Scenic Design by Jason Ammons

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 Diamond brings these characters together in this sharp, witty play about social and sexual politics.

"……. a sexy, serious, and very, very funny modern-day comedy of manners." ~ Variety