A white American couple decides to adopt a baby from Africa. Their friends, a black lesbian couple, are all for it vowing to help adapt the child to the American way of life. Initially the gesture seems compassionate, but as the concept becomes closer to reality the questions and concerns it raises stir in a mix of racial and domestic tensions and anxieties as these two widely different worlds collide.
March 21 and 22, 2015
The second installment in our new Breakaway Series. These shows are put together in four rehearsals, with lights, sound, minimal set and props, and actors who are carrying their scripts.