Black & Bluestein

Black & Bluestein
by Jerry Mayer

Productions (2)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 90 - 100 minutes
  • 3 f, 4 m, 2 either (7-9 actors possible: 3-4 f, 3-5 m)
  • Content Notes: Adult Language
  • Set: Living room, suggestion of grocery store.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-473-8

Black & Bluestein
by Jerry Mayer

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Productions (2)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 90 - 100 minutes
  • 3 f, 4 m, 2 either (7-9 actors possible: 3-4 f, 3-5 m)
  • Content Notes: Adult Language
  • Set: Living room, suggestion of grocery store.

Jeff Bluestein is all set to sell his suburban home in 1963 St. Louis and even has a potential buyer. Dr. Daniel Black is a Jaguar-driving African-American biochemist who has his heart set on Jeff's Caucasian, Jewish neighborhood and won't take "No" for an answer. Jeff's liberal wife Susan is in favor of the sale, but the neighborhood homeowners association has other ideas. This thoughtful comedy cleverly examines standing up for your moral beliefs.

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Pricing Information

Min. Performance Fee* $80
Standard Edition $9.99
Stage Manager Edition $18.99

*The per performance fee begins at $80. Your per performance fee will be provided during the ordering process.

Play Details

Jeff Bluestein is all set to sell his suburban home in 1963 St. Louis and even has a potential buyer. Dr. Daniel Black is a Jaguar-driving African-American biochemist who has his heart set on Jeff's Caucasian, Jewish neighborhood and won't take "No" for an answer. Jeff's liberal wife Susan is in favor of the sale, but the neighborhood homeowners association has other ideas. This thoughtful comedy cleverly examines standing up for your moral beliefs.

  • Comedy/Drama
  • 90 - 100 minutes
  • 3 f, 4 m, 2 either (7-9 actors possible: 3-4 f, 3-5 m)
  • Content Notes: Adult Language
  • Set: Living room, suggestion of grocery store.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-473-8

Published Reviews

"Mayer constructs a surprisingly nuanced and personal play that cleverly examines the need to put your money where your mouth is in terms of one's stated moral beliefs."

Paul Birchall, L.A. Weekly

"...delightful and stimulating; a play you'll talk about long afterwards."

Barry Blitzer, Palisadian-Post

"Critic's Choice...Fascinating play."

Don Shirley, Los Angeles Citybeat

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MAR 08, 2008 - APR 08, 2008
Santa Monica Playhouse
Santa Monica, CA United States
Santa Monica Playhouse Santa Monica, CA United States
MAR 17, 2007 - APR 17, 2007
Santa Monica Playhouse
Santa Monica, CA United States
Santa Monica Playhouse Santa Monica, CA United States
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MAR 08, 2008 - APR 08, 2008
Santa Monica Playhouse
Santa Monica, CA United States
Santa Monica Playhouse Santa Monica, CA United States
MAR 17, 2007 - APR 17, 2007
Santa Monica Playhouse
Santa Monica, CA United States
Santa Monica Playhouse Santa Monica, CA United States