“RACE” – Urban Theater at De Balie

On May 6, 7, 9 and 10, De Balie presents John Leerdam’s Dutch adaptation of David Mamet’s play RACE. In the play, three lawyers, two black and one white, are offered the chance to defend a rich, white man accused of raping a black woman. RACE explores the complex dyanmics of sexual intimidation, power and justice surrounding a highly charged trial where color becomes the dominant factor. RACE premiered on Broadway in 2009 and this is the first production of the play in the Netherlands.

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