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December 27, 2019 - March 15, 2020

An engrossing story of deeply rooted injustice.

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Why See A Soldier's Play?

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The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Drama Revived

Continuing their groundbreaking exploration of the racial tensions that are indelibly imprinted on America's past and present history-in-the-making, the Roundabout Theatre company presents a hotly anticipated revival of Charles Fuller's 1981 Pulitzer Prize-winning play A Soldier's Play. Premiering Off-Broadway and featuring a then-unknown Denzel Washington, the thought-provoking drama was also awarded the Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best American Play and revived in a critically acclaimed Off-Broadway production in 2005.

Brought to the stage by director Kenny Leon, who won the 2014 Tony for Best Director for A Raisin In The Sun, and starring In Living Color regular David Alan Grier and Grammy-winning actor Blair Underwood, A Soldier's Play subverts expectations and experiments with storytelling form and structure to weave a poignant portrait of the shooting of an African-American soldier and the events that follow,

What Is A Soldier's Play About?

Part military drama, part whodunit, part courtroom procedural, the story takes place within the racially segregated at a US Army base in Fort Neal, Louisiana in the mid 40s. When an African American sergeant by the name of Vernon Waters is murdered, Captain Richard Davenport, an African American army officer (a rarity), is called upon to investigate the death, commencing a whirlwind of gripping tension that rises and envelops the audience in its frank examination of racial stereotypes and relations.  

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Dates

Previews from: 27 December 2019

Opening night: 21 January 2020

Cast and Creative

Cast

David Alan Grier as Sergeant Vernon C. Walters
Blair Underwood as Captain Richard Davenport
Nnamdi Asomugha as Private First Class Melvin Peterson
Jerry O'Connell as Captain Charles Taylor
McKinley Belcher III as Private Louis Henson
Rob Demery as Corporal Bernard Cobb
Jared Grimes as Private Tony Smalls
Billy Eugene Jones as Private James Wilkie
Nate Mann as Lieutenant Byrd
Warner Miller as Corporal Ellis
J. Alphonse Nicholson as Private C. J. Memphis
Lee Aaron Rosen as Captain Wilcox

Creative

Written by Charles Fuller
Directed by Kenny Leon
Set design by Derek McLane
Lighting Design by Allen Lee Hughes
Sound Design by Dan Moses Schreier

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