In ‘Every 28 Hours’ festival, playwrights explore racial tensions in one-minute bursts.
Among the dozens of playwrights represented are Greenidge, Tarell Alvin McCraney, Kristoffer Diaz, Neil LaBute, Lynn Nottage, David Henry Hwang, Idris Goodwin, and Robert Schenkkan. The plays capture the perspectives of black youth confronted with police bias; the suffering and fears of black mothers; the hopes and frustrations of protesters on the front line; and the historical perspective of racial injustice. There’s even a short about a police officer having to make a split-second decision between life and death. For the Boston edition, Theater Offensive is contributing five additional gay and lesbian-themed plays.
Read more at the Boston Globe