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Buzzer

Posted by: Angy Wu Feng at 02/18/2014 11:00 AM
Buzzer

Tracey Scott Wilson’s Buzzer, staged by Jessica Thebus at Goodman Theater. 


Buzzer at Goodman Theatre

Posted by: Jazmin Quinones at 02/18/2014 12:00 PM
Buzzer at Goodman Theatre

Written by Tracey Scott Wilson and directed by Jessica Thebus, Buzzer is a controversial play at the Goodman Theatre that has received mixed reviews.  Buzzer deals with issues such as gentrification, racial tension and the fear that comes with it.  It’s certainly an entertaining play, with a great story and production. 


Lies and secrets overdone in Buzzer

Posted by: Liza Libes at 02/18/2014 01:00 PM
Lies and secrets overdone in Buzzer

When the three friends move in together in the midst of Jackson and Suzy’s blossoming relationship, lies and secrets begin to permeate throughout the stage’s urban setting, becoming more widespread than the air they breathe.


Buzzer

Posted by: Maya St Clair at 02/18/2014 02:30 PM
Buzzer

As well as privilege, Buzzer addresses race – although, as playwright Tracey Scott Wilson lays out, the two are almost inextricable. Wilson recognizes that racial themes can be presented in a way that’s riveting, but also poised and funny.


Buzzer explores race and romance

Posted by: Melissa Oskouie at 02/18/2014 02:30 PM
Buzzer explores race and romance

“Buzzer” is a phenomenal play surrounding the life of an African American man named Jackson, his Caucasian girlfriend Suzy, and his friend Don. Jackson and Suzy are finally able to move in together and have to go through the struggles of allowing Don to live with him too. The past is resurfaced with memories that cause the trio to feud and release feelings that cause tensions.


“Buzzer,” by Tracy Scott Wilson

Posted by: Taysha Day at 02/18/2014 03:00 PM
“Buzzer,” by Tracy Scott Wilson

“Buzzer” is a phenomenal play surrounding the life of an African American man named Jackson, his Caucasian girlfriend Suzy, and his friend Don. Jackson and Suzy are finally able to move in together and have to go through the struggles of allowing Don to live with him too. The past is resurfaced with memories that cause the trio to feud and release feelings that cause tensions.