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    Neighbors

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    January 14-February 5, 2011

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    Neighbors

    The most controversial and brilliant play of the season.

    Have you seen the new neighbors? Richard Patterson is not happy. The family of black actors that has moved in next door is rowdy, tacky, shameless, and uncouth. And they are not just invading his neighborhood—they’re infiltrating his family, his sanity, and his entirely post-racial lifestyle. This wildly theatrical, explosive play on race marks the major debut of...

    The most controversial and brilliant play of the season.

    Have you seen the new neighbors? Richard Patterson is not happy. The family of black actors that has moved in next door is rowdy, tacky, shameless, and uncouth. And they are not just invading his neighborhood—they’re infiltrating his family, his sanity, and his entirely post-racial lifestyle. This wildly theatrical, explosive play on race marks the major debut of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, member of NYC’s Public Theatre’s Emerging Writers Group.

    NEIGHBORS includes explicit language and sexual content and is inappropriate for children.


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    Boston , MA 02116

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    • Event Name: Neighbors
      4 out of 5 stars rating "Neighbors"
      Review posted by: tim jackson from somerville, Feb 01, 2011

      It's like Spike Lee’s Bamboozled meets Sam Shepard. It’s entertaining, troubling, and provocative with tangents on art, society, identity, and the burdens of history. You won't laugh without... Expand

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      "A Riveting Experience"
      Comment posted by: John Harris, Jamaica Plain from Jamaica Plain, MA, USA, Jan 31, 2011

      the play was disturbing and we're still talking about it a week later. You just don't know at any time what's OK to think. It really makes you see race and class in a new way.

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