Extended By Popular Demand Through August 7

Lead Producers Bay Area Children’s Theatre, Alliance Theatre, and Seattle Children’s Theatre
More information at akidsplayabout.org

A Kids Play About
Racism

Adapted & Directed by Kahlia Davis
Lyrics by Davied Morales
Music by Justin Ellington
Based on the book by Jelani Memory

Streaming FREE through August 7
on Broadway On Demand

This performance explains what racism is, how to know it when you see and experience it, and ideas for what you can do about it.

Boston’s Wheelock Family Theatre and the Gottabees joins a groundbreaking collaboration of 41 Theaters for Young Audiences from across the United States to present this world premiere, online theatrical experience to children and families in communities across the country.

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Visit Broadway On Demand to view A Kids Play About Racism. Streaming through August 2.

CAST & CREATVIE

CAST

ANGEL ADEDOKUN
Delight

MOSES GOODS
Rage & Voiceover

RAPHEAL HAMILTON
Love & Dad

ISAIAH CHRISTOPHER-LORD HARRIS
Panic

JESSENIA INGRAM
Disgust

DAVIED MORALES
Jelani

REGAN SIMS
Grief & Mom

CREATIVE

KAHLIA DAVIS
Adaptor & Director

JUSTIN ELLINGTON
Composer & Sound Designer

MERCEDES MCLEAN
Stage Manager

JELANI MEMORY
Author of A Kids Book About Racism

DAVIED MORALES
Lyrics

ALEXIS WOODARD
Assistant Director

AKIN SALAWU
Video Editor

DWAYNE GAYLE
Animator

RON S. MCCANE
Costume Designer

THE BOOK

Read the book by Jelani Memory here:

Author, Jelani Memory, reads
A Kids Book About Racism

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES
WRAP AROUND EVENTS

On Sunday, August 2nd Wheelock Family Theatre and The Gottabees hosted a Virtual Post Show Reflection with Boston youth surrounding, “A Kids Play About Racism”, moderated by New Repertory Theatre Artistic Director, Michael J. Bobbitt with Little Uprisings Founder, Tanya Nixon-Silberg.

CLICK HERE to view the transcript from the event.

A Kids Play About Racism Virtual Post Show Reflection

A Kids Play About Racism Virtual Post Show Reflection with Boston youth and families, moderated by New Repertory Theatre Artistic Director, Michael J. Bobbitt with Little Uprisings Founder, Tanya Nixon-Silberg. Sunday, August 2 from 4pm to 5pm. Presented by Wheelock Family Theatre and The GottabeesTo view the full caption transcript of today’s conversation please visit: https://www.streamtext.net/player?event=CFI-BU-WheelockTheatre----To learn more about A Kids Play About Racism, today’s moderators and producing organizations visit: https://www.wheelockfamilytheatre.org/a-kids-play-about-racism-2020/

Posted by Wheelock Family Theatre on Sunday, August 2, 2020
PRODUCING PARTNERS

Boston Producing Partners

National Producing Partners

Adventure Theatre MTC  Rockville, MD
Alliance Theatre Atlanta, GA
Arts on the Horizon Alexandria, VA
Atlantic for Kids (Atlantic Theater Company) New York, NY
Bay Area Children’s Theatre Oakland, CA
Children’s Theatre of Charlotte Charlotte, NC
Chicago Children’s Theatre Chicago, Il
Children’s Theater of Madison Madison, WI
Children’s Theatre Company Minneapolis, Mn
Childsplay Tempe, AZ
Coterie Theatre Kansas City, MO
Dallas Children’s Theater Dallas, TX
Dare to Dream Theatre Sheboygan, WI
Des Moines Performing Arts Des Moines, IA
Duluth Playhouse Duluth, MN
Filament Theatre Chicago, IL
First Stage Milwaukee, WI
Honolulu Theatre for Youth Honolulu, HI
Imagination Stage Bethesda, MD
La Jolla Playhouse La Jolla, CA
Magik Theatre San Antonio, TX
Metro Theater Company St. Louis, MO
Nashville Children’s Theatre Nashville, TN
New York City Children’s Theater New York, NY
Oregon Children’s Theatre Portland, OR
Orlando Repertory Theatre Orlando FL
Orpheum Theatre Group Memphis TN
Pink Umbrella Theater Company Milwaukee WI
ReNew Productions Philadelphia, PA
Rose Theater Omaha, NE
Seattle Children’s Theatre Seattle, WA
The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH
The Growing Stage – The Children’s Theatre of New Jersey Netcong, NJ
The Gottabees Boston, MA
The Kennedy Center Washington, DC
The Open Eye Theater Margaretville NY
TheaterWorksUSA New York, NY
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Palo Alto, CA
Trike Theatre Bentonville, AR
Trusty Sidekick Theater Company New York, NY
Wheelock Family Theatre at Boston University Boston, MA

* Designates Lead Producer

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