Gus is a talented white male artist on the rise. His good friend Jane is the new curator at a prestigious museum. When Jane informs him he's "the exact opposite of what I'm looking for," Gus is crushed. Then he hires Vanessa, an African-American actor who agrees to an unconventional role. White navigates the treacherous waters of code-switching and cultural appropriation with biting wit and a splash of disco realism.