FLEX

Andrea D. Price
2 min readJul 16, 2022

Candrice Jones’s play FLEX, named for a basketball play, tells the story of people whose lives aren’t often acknowledged or celebrated, Black adolescent girls in the rural south. The story takes place in 1997 in Plainnole, Arkansas — a town that's too small to hold the dreams of the seniors on the girl's basketball team.

Jones, a native of Dermott, AR, tells a timeless and timely story that embraces each character's challenges, hopes, fears, and…

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