12 Streamable Plays That Depict Black Lives Pierced by Racism

Violence against black people is nothing new — not in real life and not in the theater. Especially in the last few years, playwrights have been telling the stories, sounding the alarm and predicting our current upheaval. Newer works, too, created under the stress of grief, have been trying to put George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor and too many others in a larger context.

The problem is that just when we need to see these works most, so many have disappeared into the darkness of shut theaters. Luckily, some are streamable; here’s a sampling of just a few. They investigate from many angles and in many styles what it really means to say Black Lives Matter. JESSE GREEN

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