The play centers on three characters, each from a different ethnic background. In the end, the play is a lesson in tolerance but an entertaining lesson, stresses Backus. "It reaches out," she says. "It's a great opportunity to discuss and reflect diversity and economic and ethnic cultural barriers." It's also an opportunity to "laugh your ass off," she says. "We hope to de-power these words and attack the whole concept of race right at its foundation."
March 10-11, 8 p.m.; Sat., March 11, noon