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Scraps – Reviews

Los Angeles Times
BOUNDARY BREAKING BOLDNESS… gripping… fascinating… harrowing… History unfolds, yet the injustice of white oppression and black suffering persists… call[s] attention to the need for new dramatic models to grapple with this agonizingly circular subject… urgent, challenging and definitely worth the ride… CRITIC’S CHOICE” — Charles McNulty, Los Angeles Times

STUNNING… [a] remarkable ensemble of actors… [playwright] Inoa’s voice isn’t one you’ve heard in the theater before but if we’re going to make sense of racism and the violence against innocent black men – hers is an essential voice.. Don’t miss this powerful production.” — Anthony Byrnes, KCRW 89.9 FM

Stage Raw
RECOMMENDEDSTAGE RAW TOP TEN… incisive character-rich drama… smart and sometimes gritty street dialogue” — Deborah Klugman, Stage Raw

Theatre Notes
BOLD, TIMELY HOTBLOODED… This important, extraordinary, affecting play, featuring a superb cast of actors given keen direction by Stevie Walker-Webb, must be seen.” — Paul Myrvold, Theatre Notes

People’s World
PROVOCATIVE… Inoa’s language is authentic and often raw, both lofty and nightmarish… Stevie Walker-Webb does deeply committed work directing this increasingly hallucinatory confection…. A forceful play about slavery’s legacy” — Eric Gordon, People’s World

Total Theater
GUTSY… a powerful and true portrait of what it’s like for black people to live in a world of terror and fear” — Willard Manus, Total Theater

Hollywood Progressive
BRILLIANT, POWERFUL… at the cutting edge of the stage and screen cycle of productions reacting to the surge of police and vigilante killings of African Americans and/or the judicial system’s unjust mistreatment of Blacks… among the best of these works…. rated: BRAVO!” — Ed Rampell, Hollywood Progressive

LA Splash.
TIMELY, RELEVANT AND DISTURBINGRIVETING… a fascinating peek at a world of trauma and loss” — Elaine Mura, LA Splash

Larchmont Buzz
DISTURBS AND CHALLENGES… the emotions expressed are clear and raw… the acting is superb… takes you to the ends of Brooklyn and the outer boundaries of what human beings must endure.” — Laura Foti Cohen, Larchmont Buzz

On Stage and Screen
MEMORABLE AND POWERFFUL THEATER… stand[s] out as something radical and different, unafraid of probing into uncomfortable territory…. All of the performances are stunning.” — Erin Conley, On Stage and Screen