Arts & Culture

Review: School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play at Cincinnati Playhouse Tackles Colorism and Prejudice

The play is inspired in part by the 2004 film Mean Girls.

By Rick Pender

The chatter of high school girls about make-up, pop music, clothes and more is how Jocelyn Bioh’s School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play begins. But these are not giddy American teens: They’re adolescents enrolled at a boarding school in mountainous central Ghana in 1986...

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