Take Me Out Discussion Questions

Richard Greenberg
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Do some research on Jackie Robinson, who became the first black player in Major League Baseball in 1947. Make a list of the personal qualities that Robinson had that made him able to break baseball's color barrier. Then write a letter to Darren Lemming, the pitcher in Take Me Out, explaining how you think he should speak to the public about his sexual orientation.

Take Me Out achieved some notoriety for the scenes that call for male nudity onstage. Divide into teams to debate whether nudity onstage is appropriate and whether male nudity should be handled differently than female nudity. Teams should use examples from previous Broadway productions to support their positions.

Baseball players have long been known for their close sense of camaraderie. Watch the 1973 movie Bang the Drum Slowly, based on a famous baseball play by Mark Harris, and make a chart of the similarities...

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