White Noise

Tuesday 5 October - Saturday 13 November 2021

Thirty-somethings Leo, Misha, Ralph and Dawn have been inseparable since college.

 

Making their way together in the big city, they are liberal, open-minded and socially aware. Misha is producing the hit online show ‘Ask A Black’;  Ralph is waiting for tenure at his university, and as a lawyer, Dawn spends her days fighting for social justice. Leo would be a talented visual artist – if only he could sleep. As best friends and lovers, confident in their woke-ness, their connection with each other is stronger than anything else – until, that is, Leo is assaulted by the police in a racially motivated incident. Shaken to the core, he brings to the group an extreme proposition.

Written by Suzan-Lori Parks, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of Topdog/Underdog and Father Comes Home from the WarsWhite Noise takes an unflinching look at race in the 21st century from both a black and white perspective. After an acclaimed world premiere at the Public Theater in New York, it has its European premiere at The Bridge, directed by Polly Findlay.

Performance schedule

Monday – Saturday: 7.30pm
Wednesdays & Saturdays: 2.30pm

Length

TBC, will include an interval

Access Performances 

Captioned: Saturday 6 November 2.30pm
Audio Described: Wednesday 10 November 2.30pm

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