Pictures from the staged reading at MetroStage in December 2011 with Tricia Homer as Tahira. Photo credit Eric Grims.

Controversy

Black Piet: Old Man Stereotypes Just Keep Rollin' Along

 

Why Is Talking About Race So Hard?

Comedy
2m, 3f

Tahira is a ten year old African-American girl who becomes obsessed with Zwarte Piet, the sidekick in blackface to the Dutch Sinterklaas.

Honorable Mention in the Beverly Hills Theatre Guild's Marilyn Hall Awards for Youth Theater 2012

Virtic Emil Brown and Tamika Katon-Donegal in the 2015 premiere of "The Luckiest Girl" at the Atwater Village Theatre in Los Angeles

Playwright Kitty Felde with her stars,
Tamika Katon-Donegal and Virtic Emil Brown