Law, Brer Tarrypin' sez Brer Fox, sezee, you ain't see no trouble yit. Ef you wanter see sho' nuff trouble, you des oughter go 'longer me I'm de man w'at kin show you trouble', sezee.
It was commissioned by Center Theatre Group's youth program, ... They wanted something based on storytelling, something suitable for whole families. It was supposed to incorporate Br'er Rabbit tales. But once I got into it, I thought, 'Forget Br'er Rabbit. Use human beings.' There are so very, very many African, African American, Caribbean and slave narratives to work with.
Bred en bawn in a brier-patch, Brer Fox.