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The Lyric Stage Company of Boston’s “Barbecue” provides compelling racial commentary on family comedy, and how it is depicted in popular culture.

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston’s “Barbecue” provides compelling racial commentary on family comedy, and how it is depicted in popular culture.

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Lyric Stage comedy dishes sobering material in ‘Barbecue’

The show is highly entertaining, laced with stellar acting and a rich comedic script. It also spotlights the discrepancies in portrayals of race in movies,and satirizes whitewashing by flipping it on its head.