Ensemble Theatre · n/a · Ages 13+ · United States of America

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ABBIE GRUNDY certified reviewer June 25, 2020
tagged as: verbatim
BLACK WOMEN DATING WHITE MEN, is a timely, entertaining verbatim piece which draws upon numerous important issues in a short period of time - and does so with subtlety and grace. Translating perfectly onto zoom (and online performance), it presents itself as a cluster of conversations between Black women who happen to be dating white men. Black Women Dating White Men is expertly crafted by Somebody Jones, bringing moments of great comedy but also sincerity. Due to the nature of the conversation, it is the kind of theatre that we NEED to be watching right now. ... full review
LAUREN GORSKI certified reviewer June 26, 2020
An excellent, engaging play that weaves in the real interviews of Black women in long-term relationships with white men into a Zoom hang out with friends. The play allows for the audience to feel like a voyeur into a close knit group, and the format of Vimeo is a great tool to ensure video quality and encourage you to grab a glass of wine as you join. Great writing, acting, directing/editing, this is one that I'm looking forward to seeing how this is adapted back to stage. ... full review
ADAM JOHNSTON certified reviewer July 11, 2020
tagged as: interesting · unique · real · Authentic · insightful
I thought the show was very good. The acting was phenomenal and it really felt like you were watching a group of friends catching up over Zoom. The dialogue felt natural and the conversation was really insightful. As a white guy dating a black woman, there were things discussed that we’ve been through as a couple and some other things I either wasn’t completely aware of or that I didn’t understand the full extent of. ... full review