Slashes of Light

by Judy K. Tate

1966. In an all-Black private middle school on Chicago’s south side, precocious young Sunny befriends the new White history teacher, but her best friend, a budding young radical, doesn’t approve, and the older boy she has a crush on, is mysteriously quiet. In this coming-of-age story, the characters confront their deepest secrets in a thorny struggle to understand themselves, each other and the changing world around them.

Sex, Secrets, Civil Rights and Surviving the Holocaust– how does a Black girl make it through junior high?

  • Cast Size: 3M 2W
  • Running Time: 120+ minutes
  • Royalty Rate: $75 per performance

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