White Guy on the Bus | Beyond the Nest (Rochester)

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White Guy on the Bus

Location:

142 Atlantic Avenue
Rochester, NY, 14607
United States

Phone:

(585) 244-0960
Dates: 
06/27/2018
06/28/2018
06/29/2018
Time: 
Wed.. - Sat. 7:30 pm, Sun. 2 pm
Price: 
Pricing: $12, In Advance - Online $15, At the Door.

Ages

Adults without kids
Contact name: 
MUCCC
Email address: 
White Guy on the Bus takes the audience for a ride that starts easily but then makes an unexpected turn into some bumpy territory. You will recognize the hard truths about racism that drive this story — and, sadly, so much of American life.

Week after week, a wealthy businessman rides the same bus, befriending Shatique, a young single mother putting herself through school and struggling to raise a son on her own. As they get to know one another, their pasts unfold and tensions rise, unraveling a complex web of revenge, social mores and racial biases from a candid and unexpected perspective. “White Guy on the Bus is a social commentary and morality tale, but it’s also a well-crafted straight-out mystery” (NY Times).

The hummingbird theatre co. is an independent theatre company that favors new and lesser known stage plays for actors of all ages, abilities, genders, and backgrounds. Founded by producer, director, actor, Donald Brian Bartalo, in 2016, the hummingbird theatre co. strives to present engaging thought-provoking theatre that will help audience members “hover in the moment.”

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