On today’s podcast, Director Matt Pfeiffer talks about the Tracey Scott Wilson play, “BUZZER”, onstage at Theatre Exile. As our neighborhood show signs of gentrification, the final play of their 20th season, among many this season, could not be more timely. We talk about recent neighborhood events and tie it to the conflicts in the piece. Stay Tuned.
Jackson, an upwardly mobile black attorney, has just bought an apartment in a transitioning neighborhood in Brooklyn. He sees the potential of his old neighborhood, as does his white girlfriend Suzy…at first. When Jackson’s childhood friend Don leaves rehab to crash with them, the trio quickly becomes trapped between the tensions inside their own home and the dangers that may lurk outside.