“SASSY AND SAUCY! You may never think of the words ‘booty’ and ‘candy’ the same way ever again.” - New York Post
Meet Sutter, a precocious boy learning what it means to be gay and black. With everyone trying to teach him the ways of life, he’s learning fast that no one person will be able to tell him the meaning of love, life, sex or race. He’ll have to define those for himself. The 2017 season kicks off with a bang, with the Chicago premiere of Robert O’Hara’s semi-autobiographical play — a hilariously frank, wildly unpredictable tale of growing up.
“Jerry Maguire, hang up your cell phone; Ari Gold, park your Ferrari. Make room for the super sports agent of ‘King Liz'” - New York Theatre Magazine
In the fast-paced, cut-throat world of sports agents, Liz is not letting anyone discount her skill — and most certainly not because of her race or her sex. But when a volatile young client steps way out of line, “King Liz” may finally have met her match. Next summer, the Playhouse presents the Chicago premiere of this wise-cracking portrait of a woman in a man’s world.