Forward Theater Company - The Niceties
Presented By Forward Theater Company

The Niceties

Forward Theater Company

Fri, Jan 22 - Sun, Feb 7

Digital Production: $10 - $40
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Ages 16 and up

Tickets for this event are exclusively for a single online viewing. This digital experience is a unique multi-media presentation, created by a special collaboration of theatermakers and digital artists. The purchase of this ticket gives you access to watch the production anytime during the full run of the show – January 22 – February 7.

In an effort to provide a safe alternative to seeing their productions in public, Forward Theater has created a digital subscription for the three remaining plays in their 2020-21 season.


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By Eleanor Burgess

Directed by Jen Uphoff Gray & DiMonte Henning

In The Niceties, Zoe, a Black student at a liberal arts college, is called into her white professor’s office to discuss her paper about slavery’s effect on the American Revolution. What begins as a polite clash in perspectives explodes into an urgent debate about race, history, and power.

The Artists:

The Niceties features Samantha Newcomb and Sarah Day.
Scenic Designer: Lisa Schlenker
Lighting Designer: Greg Hofmann
Costume Designer: Jazmin Aurora Medina
Composer/Sound Designer: Christie Chiles Twillie
Film Editor: Kathy Wittman
Props Master: Pamela Miles
Stage Manager: Sarah Deming-Henes
Assistant Stage Manager: Abbi Hess