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The Huntington’s 2018 world premiere production of Eleanor Burgess’ “The Niceties” has been reimaged for the virtual stage.
In The Niceties an ambitious young Black college student and her esteemed White professor meet over Skype to discuss a paper the college junior is writing about the American Revolution. Unfortunately, they find it hard to agree about the facts of the past – or the present. Discussions of grammar and Google turn to race and reputation, and soon they’re in dangerous territory neither of them had foreseen – and facing stunning implications that can’t be undone. Written with powerfulView more