Time: Present Day
Situation: Wesley awaits sentencing for gun possession and conspiracy charges to bomb Jewish and African-American landmarks in Boston. When his biracial heritage is revealed during trial, Wesley risks losing what is most precious: his girlfriend Polly. He writes to Polly from solitary confinement.
Subject Matter: Mixed Race, Skinheads, Terrorism, Incarceration, Minstrel Shows, Love
Note from the Playwright: Inspired by the true story of Leo Felton and Erica Chase, AM I WHITE travels between linear narrative, recurring dreams, and minstrel show nightmare to discover if a singular self exists in post-modern, “post-racial” America.
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