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A groundbreaking online performance for families, this performance explains what racism is, how to know it when you see and experience it, and ideas for what you can do about it. 41 Theaters for Young Audiences bring this world premiere, online theatrical experience to children and families of in communities across the country with SCT, Bay Area Children’s Theatre, and Alliance Theatre as lead producers.

A Kid’s Play About Racism premiered August 1-7, 2020 on Broadway on Demand. This groundbreaking, online performance reached over 57,000 families and communities across the nation.

Viewing
Online August 1-7 2020, via Broadway on Demand

Age Recommendation
For Ages 5+

Running Time
Approx. 30 minutes, but you can pause anytime

 

Performances

This production has past.

“I just really liked the play and I think it describes racism in a real honest way… it’s not something that has to be really scary in a dramatic way, but it IS happening.”

-A Young Viewer

Active Audience Guide

Parents and guardians, need some support expanding what your child will learn watching A Kids Play About Racism? We’ve got you! Check out our Active Audience Guide for curated activities for Pre K – 5th grade students, and tools to help you continue the conversation around racism.

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Jelani Memory’s book inspired us to have conversations about racism, and to bring these essential discussions to you in a new way. Read the book and get a copy for your family at the link below.
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Artists

Cast / Creative

Davied Morales

Lead Actor

Angel Adedokun

Actor

Moses Goods

Actor

Rapheal Hamilton

Actor

Isaiah Christopher-Lord Harris

Actor

Jessenia Ingram

Actor

Regan Sims

Actor

Production Team

Khalia Davis Adaptor and Director

Jelani Memory Author, "A Kids Book About Racism"

Davied Morales Lyrics

Justin Ellington Composer, Sound Designer, Post-Audio Engineer

Alexis Kulani Woodard Assistant Director

Mercedes Lewis Stage Manager

Akin Salawu Editor

Dwayne Gayle Animator

Ron S. McCan Costume Designer

Marquicia Dominguez Educational Materials Team

Amberlee Joers Educational Materials Team

Johamy Morales Educational Materials Team

Brodrick Santeze Ryans Educational Materials Team

Nikki Toombs Educational Materials Team

Jason Turner Educational Materials Team

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Podcast

Listen up! In this podcast, artist and educator, Brodrick Ryans sits down with some of the creatives behind "A Kids Play About Racism" (Khalia Davis, Davied Morales, and Justin Ellington) to discuss themes, inspirations, and the process behind the new play

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Post Show Discussion

Join Aiko Bethea as she facilitates a powerful post-show discussion of "A Kids Play About Racism’" with Khalia Davis (Director & Adapter), LaNesha DeBardelaben (Executive Director at NAAM), Kennedy Dawson (High School Senior) and Johamy Morales (SCT Director of Education) on how history, education, personal experience, and art intersect, equip, and inspire young people to change the world. Use this exclusive opportunity to go behind the scenes of the new play, learn more about the source material, and the impact that art can have on children, families and educators.Watch the Discussion

Extras

View more panels, interviews and behind the scenes clips on the work that brought "A Kids Play About Racism" to life. View The Extras