Dorian Belle is a big deal. He’s a Canadian pop sweetheart, and he’s ready to be taken seriously. So his people hire his favorite hip-hop artists — Black and Alexand, the "bad boy" rappers of Petty Young Goons — to help him toughen up his image. They’re black, he’s white. They’re from Chicago, he’s from Canada. It’s all going to be broadcast live on reality TV. What could possibly go wrong? Inspired by Shaw’s "Pygmalion", this world premiere play is a blistering and entertaining look at cultural and racial appropriation in a fictionalized exchange of ideologies, vernacular and alleged street cred. "P.Y.G. or the Mis-Edumacation of Dorian Belle", by Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm, comes to Washington, D.C.'s Studio Theatre.
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