WhatsOnStage Logo
Home link

About this show

Sevan must escape the ravages of the Gulf War for a chance at the American dream. Armed with a box of bootleg cassettes and his obsession with all things West, this brown boy stumbles on his journey to become his true self: a white American. He's already got a New Kids on the Block T-shirt - how hard can it be? From the raucous Gospel parlors of African-American Florida to the uptight racist salons of white New York City, Sevan learns that it takes more than an encyclopedic knowledge of The Little Mermaid to be part of their world. Drawn from the experience of his own harrowing reality, The Greene Card asks why it's easier to survive warfare than to live as an immigrant.

Running time: 1hr 30mins

Show Details