A Soho Theatre, Northern Stage, Leeds Playhouse & Birmingham Repertory Theatre co-production in association with HOME Manchester

The White Card

By Claudia Rankine Tue 21 Jun – Sat 16 Jul 22 90 minutes
The UK and European premiere of Claudia Rankine's first published play, The White Card poses the question: can society progress when whiteness remains invisible?

Written during an increasingly racially divided America and shortly before the murder of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter protests rippled across the globe, a wealthy, privileged white couple invite a talented Black artist to dinner. Tensions run high and a heated debate uncovers some uncomfortable truths that can’t be ignored about white privilege, cultural appropriation and representation.

Be an ally, be in the room, be in the conversation. The White Card invites us to all to play our part in the debate.

See below for information on Playing the White Card – our programme of Talks and Events (free to ticket holders)


Performance Captioned by Alex Romeo Wed 13 Jul 7:30pm

Performance BSL Interpreted by Lauren Lister Fri 15 Jul 7.30pm

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Production photography by Wasi Daniju

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