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What Are White People So Afraid Of? Claudia Rankine’s Help

Alexis Clements reflects on a trio of works by Claudia Rankine—an essay, a book, and a new play starting March 15 at The Shed—dissecting how they circle a question that has caught Rankine’s, and the zeitgeist’s, attention: why is it so hard for white people to confront their whiteness?

To Daniel K. Isaac, The Chinese Lady Is About the History of Asians in America

TV and stage actor Daniel K. Isaac has performed in Lloyd Suh’s play multiple times, finding with each new production an increased relevance in its story of the first Chinese woman to set foot in America.


The Brooklyn Rail

MARCH 2022

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