• Why 'School Girls' Is the Most Important Play Off Broadway Right Now  

    5 days ago - By Essence

    Almost a year has gone by since The New Edition Story debuted, but the influence of the '80s feels ever present in MCC Theater's play, School Girls.
    Written by Ghanaian-American writer and actor, Jocelyn Bioh, the story follows six teenage girls at a Ghanaian boarding school who bond of over boys, dieting and beauty pageants in the 1980s. The "queen bee" of the group is Paulina Sarpong played by An African City's MaameYaa Boafo, who bullies her clique into worshipping the ground she walks on.

    But when newcomer, Ericka Boafo joins the school, tensions rise as the adoration shifts from...
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