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Confederates
Confederates Tickets

Confederates Tickets

New York
8 Mar 2022 - 24 Apr 2022
Two Black women living more than a century apart share parallel experiences.
87
Excellent
115 Reviews on Show-Score

Confederates Information

As part of the 2021-2022 off-Broadway season at Signature Theatre, Dominique Morisseau's world premiere drama Confederates will be staged, directed by Kamilah Forbes.

Performances are staged at The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre within the Pershing Square Signature Center.

Sarah, a savvy slave turned Union spy, and Sandra, a brilliant professor in a modern-day private university, are facing similar struggles, even though they live over a century apart. Confederates leaps through time in order to trace the identities of these two black American women and explore the reins their racial and gender bias still hold on American educational systems today.

Opening date

March 8th, 2022

Closing date

April 24th, 2022

Categories

Opening Soon, Plays

Venue

Pershing Square Signature Center

Our review

Confederates

Dominique Morriseau's Confederates is a spicy comedy that dissects the intricacies of racism that Black women are expected to endure. The recently opened production at Signature Theatre does so by framing the experiences of two Black women struggling through systems of white supremacy across two periods of time. We open with Sandra (Michelle Wilson, queenly and sage), a Black, tenured political science professor calling for an investigation into a racist image — her face photoshopped on the body...

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