Has anyone really believed her/his individual psychology could be somehow divorced from history? Tonight’s play has made it so clear, that how much are our thoughts, feelings and behavior related to the larger social forces that surround and move through us.

You also first time learned about the issue of colorism, and how deeply it is entrenched in American Black culture. It is an intense, poetic and very focused play, yet everyone can see so many layers of his/her own life through the prism of Alma and Eugene.