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School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play Poster

School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play

February 11 - March 8, 2020

Jocelyn Bioh's transcending play comes to Atlanta!

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The Hit Play Comes To Atlanta!

After two critically acclaimed runs off-Broadway run and a sell-out engagement in LA last year, Jocelyn Bioh's transcending School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play heads to Atlanta in 2020. True Colors Theatre Company will present this Atlanta production with Tinashe Kakese-Bolden set to direct.

First produced in 2016 for The New Black Fest initiative, Bioh's witty play unearths stories within the black experience that doesn't comply with the stereotype of starvation, poverty or hardship. Schoolgirls; or, The African Mean Girls Play explores the similarities that all young girls face across the globe, as well as showcasing the glaring differences.

School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play is part of the True Colors Theatre Company's She Griots season which celebrates Black women storytellers. 

WHAT'S SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY ABOUT?

When the beautiful but malicious queen bee of Ghana's most prestigious boarding school, Paulina, harbors desires to enter (and win) the Miss Universe pageant, she finds competition from an unlikely newcomer, Erika. To Paulina's outrage, Erika not only turns her hive minded friends heads but also grabs the attention of the pageant recruiter...

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Opening night: 11 February 2020

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Written by Jocelyn Bioh
Directed by Jamil Jude

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