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Race by David Mamet on stage at Laboratory Theater of Florida

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The Laboratory Theater of Florida will present Race by David Mamet, opening April 30 and running through May 15.
The case is anything but black and white. Charles Strickland is a wealthy white businessman charged with assaulting a young black woman. He says they had a relationship. She says he raped her. Lawyers Jack and Henry must decide whether or not to take his case.
The simmering tensions continue to build until they threaten to engulf everyone. David Mamet turns the spotlight on what we think but can’t say, revealing dangerous truths and sparing no punches.
Artistic director Annette Trossbach says, “Pulitzer prize-winning playwright David Mamet gives us a provocative examination of guilt and prejudice in this compelling crime drama. Director Sonya McCarter has carefully guided our actors through a legal case that is a veritable minefield of simmering racial tension.”
This show features strong adult language and mature themes.Directed by Sonya McCarter, this show features Michael Massari as Jack, Lemec Bernard as Henry, Cantrella Canady as Susan and Brian Linthicum as Charles Strickland.
Performance dates are April 30, May 1, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14 and 15 at 8 p.m. and May 2, 9 and 15 at 2 p.m.
For the protection of the cast, which will not be masked during the performance, the theater require that all patrons wear their masks
Tickets are $28 each or $10 for students with valid student ID. Seating is limited and sold by section for safety.
For tickets, call the box office at 239-218-0481 or visit online at www.laboratorytheaterflorida.com.
The Laboratory Theater is located at 1634 Woodford Ave. in the Fort Myers River District.

Lawyers Henry (Lemec Bernard) and Jack (Michael Massaria) in Race by David Mamet at The Laboratory Theater of Florida.
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