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Penn State Centre Stage presents "Hooded or Being Black for Dummies"

By Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm • Directed by Herb Newsome
Marquis and Tru are both 14-year-old black boys, but they exist in two totally different worlds. Marquis is a book smart prep-schooler living in the affluent suburb of Achievement Heights, while Tru is a street savvy kid from deep within the inner city of Baltimore. Their worlds overlap one day in a holding cell. Tru decides that Marquis has lost his “blackness” and pens a how-to manual titled “Being Black for Dummies.” He assumes the role of professor, but Marquis proves to be a reluctant pupil. They butt heads, debate, wrestle, and ultimately prove that Nietzsche and 2pac were basically saying the same thing.
SEPTEMBER 24–28
Penn State Downtown Theatre
General Admission. Evenings at 7:30 p.m.: $12.50 • Student: $8.50

Dates: 09/24/2019 - 09/28/2019
Start Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Penn State Downtown Theatre
Address: 146 S. Allen St, State College, PA, 16801 (map)
Website: http://www.theatre.psu.edu
Phone: 8148630255
Email: [email protected]
 
Occurs: September 24th to September 28th 2019 at 7:30 pm

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