By Steve Kraske and Devin Davis on November 16, 2018
Using opera to examine an issue of racial bias in America.
Handing your teen child the car keys then worrying whether or not they will make it back is not an experience that everyone faces. For people of color this is a common concern and they are taught at a young age extra precautions that others are not. The Lawrence Arts Center explores the racial issues of driving while black with the premiere of a one-act opera that chronicles the struggle of a black mother when her son begins to drive.