A Strange Loop
“A Strange Loop” is a critically acclaimed and Obie Award-winning musical by Michael R. Jackson. This play explores the inner workings of the mind of an African American man named Usher, who works on a musical about a black man named Usher who works on a musical about a black man named Usher. The play explores themes of race, identity, and the creative process, in an increasingly complex and emotional journey. This play is known for its striking use of meta-theatricality and its originality in style, it explores different perspectives and experiences of an individual who, in the process of creating his own work, finds himself struggling with feelings of self-doubt and inadequacy.