Connections: Discussing the JCC play, "Division Street"
A new play on stage at the JCC CenterStage is generating conversations about race in America. “Division Street” is the latest project by playwright Jason Odell Williams. It tells the story of an interracial couple in Hollywood after the white husband is nominated for a Golden Globe for playing a racist police officer.
The play explores a range of issues, including race relations, cultural appropriation, and which voices are elevated in Hollywood and how. We discuss those issues with our guests:
- Esther Winter, actor who plays Nia in “Division Street”
- David Andreatta, actor who plays Robert in “Division Street”
- Ralph Meranto, director of “Division Street”
- Jason Odell Williams, playwright of “Division Street”