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In Fairview, a respectable African American family prepares for a big dinner. But we slowly learn there's something off about Keisha (MaYaa Boateng) and her relatives. Julieta Cervantes/Soho Rep hide caption

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The Pulitzer-Winning Play 'Fairview' Is About Being Watched While Black

It starts with a perfect black family in a model household, like a '70s sitcom. Then it gets weird. Playwright Jackie Sibblies Drury says she was inspired by an experience with police surveillance.

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In Fairview, a respectable African American family prepares for a big dinner. But we slowly learn there's something off about Keisha (MaYaa Boateng) and her relatives. Julieta Cervantes/Soho Rep hide caption

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Julieta Cervantes/Soho Rep

The Pulitzer-Winning Play 'Fairview' Is About Being Watched While Black

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