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November 15 @ 7:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 15, 2019
An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 15, 2019
Written by Eleanor Burgess & Directed by Marti Lyons.
In THE NICETIES, an accomplished Ivy League professor holds routine office hours with an ambitious young student to discuss her thesis: if history is written by the victors, who tells the story of the oppressed? Before long, quibbles over vocabulary and Wikipedia citations turn into a dangerous debate as both women passionately defend their perspective and their personal worldview—until one of them puts everything on the line to make her case. This taut, intelligent new play will make you question your own assumptions and reevaluate whether generation gaps can be bridged while gaps in knowledge—and in experience—remain. Director Marti Lyons (WITCH) returns to Writers Theatre to stage this intellectual thriller of a play that examines equality, revolution and what happens when people set aside the niceties and reveal what’s really on their minds.