Rec Room Sound Scripts: We Both Suck Our Teeth
An exclusive look into the early development of We Both Suck Our Teeth, a new play by Texas playwright Jelisa Jay Robinson. Brought to you on-demand as an interactive digital portfolio and podcast.
by JELISA JAY ROBINSON
directed by RACHEL DICKSON
Igbo class is a safe space for Black students at Texas Harris University. When that class becomes the backdrop of a viral video of an intense argument between Faith, a Black American Senior, and Uchenna, a Nigerian American graduate student, the divide between the African community and the Black American community on campus is pushed to the forefront. In order to alleviate her campus’ issues, Dean Thompson assigns Faith and Uchenna a mandatory project that will seek to connect the members of the Black community… if only they can put aside
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The audio-plays and interviews of the Sound Scripts Project will be released individually on Thursdays beginning October 22 and ending on February 18. Each play will be available on-demand over the course of a four-day period.
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***Please note, each play is only available during the 4-day period
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- Jan 7, 2021 at 01:00 pm (Thu)
- Jan 8, 2021 at 01:00 pm (Fri)
- Jan 9, 2021 at 01:00 pm (Sat)
- Jan 10, 2021 at 01:00 pm (Sun)
- Jan 11, 2021 at 01:00 pm (Mon)
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This play is part of a 9-part audio series of plays that have begun their development in the Rec Room Writers Group, a long term writers group for Houston playwrights to develop and workshop new plays.
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