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By Eleanor Burgess Directed by Kimberly Senior In association with Huntington Theatre Company and Manhattan Theatre Club January 11–February 10, 2019 https://mccarter.org/niceties Race. History. Power. Zoe, a black student at an Ivy League University, visits her white professor’s office hours to discuss her thesis about slavery’s effect on the American Revolution. In this riveting two-person drama, a polite clash in perspectives explodes into an urgent and dangerous contemporary debate. “Scintillating,” raves Peter Marks in the Washington Post. “The story of America, it seems, is destined to be wrestled over to the bitter end.” Kimberly Senior (Disgraced on Broadway) directs.