Review: An Octoroon, Orange Tree Theatre

Published in Time Out on May 25, 2017

How do you deal with slavery as a black American playwright? Take someone else’s play, and play with it. Problematise it. Take the piss out of it. Take the piss out of the idea, too, of a ‘black playwright’ being constantly expected to confront race issues. But don’t forget to still punch the audience in the guts. Continue reading “Review: An Octoroon, Orange Tree Theatre”