During this time, it’s important for America to embrace “the new” and “the different”. We have to re-examine different ways to approach the subject of race in America, and even how we approach the new approaches themselves. One way that change can happen is through thought-provoking, intergenerational conversation—and art can help with that. That’s why I wanted to be involved with this play!
Sharon Udoh is a first-generation Nigerian-American composer, pianist, educator, actor, and cultural critic. Her work focuses on how humans change over time, the necessity of personal revolution and connection, and emotional curiosity. Her performances are magnetic, dangerous, and kind; they embody the richness of complexity, absurdity, empathy, chaos, and the struggle and freedom of Black and brown individuals in America and worldwide.