Say It Ain’t So weaves a tale of Sandra, an affluent Black mother, on the lam with her Deaf sister, Renny. Sandra encounters her Ancestors; Past, Present and Future, who bring into question, can Black women ever truly be free? In conversation with Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” and Sun Tzŭ’s “Art of War,” the play asks, What do we inherit? What past should we not pass on? Can cycles really be broken?