A Kids Play About Racism

Adapted & Directed by award-winning TYA artist Khalia Davis
Lyrics by David Morales
Music by Justin Ellington
Based on the book by Jelani Memory
Brought to life by an entirely Black and BIPOC cast and creative team from across the United States. Meet the full team here.
Lead producers Bay Area Children’s Theatre, Seattle Children’s Theatre, and Alliance Theatre in Atlanta

Streaming free on Broadway On Demand, August 1-7 EXTENDED!

Filament joins a groundbreaking collaboration of over 40 Theatres for Young Audiences across the United States to present the virtual premiere of A Kids Play About Racism, a theatrical adaptation of Jelani Memory’s A Kids Book About Racism.

This online performance for young children and families explains what racism is, how to know it when you see and experience it, and ideas for what you can do about it.

Active Audience Guide

Curated by some of the field’s top education professionals, this guide has:

  • activities geared towards every age group
  • how to take action
  • list of resources for adults to start conversations with their kids about racism so much more!

Click Here to access the Active Audience Guide.

Virtual Family Workshops

The Alliance Theatre in Atlanta is offering companion workshops to families before or after they experience A Kids Play About Racism. Learn more.