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Until January 23, 2022

One of the best and most provocative new works to show up on Broadway in years.

The New York Times

Why See Slave Play?

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slave play returns to broadway

Fears, dreams, and desires intertwine in this explosive new play by Jeremy O. Harris, now returning to Broadway after a critically acclaimed run at the New York Theatre Workshop last year. Following the lives of six people staying on the MacGregor Plantation, Slave Play holds up a magnifying glass to history and in turn explores race, gender, and sexuality in 21st Century America.

Robert O'Hara returns to direct the transfer and will mark both his and O. Harris' Broadway debuts. Written whilst O. Harris was in his first semester at the Yale School of Drama's graduate playwriting program, Slave Play is already the recipient of many an accolade including; the Rosa Parks Playwriting Award, the Lorraine Hansberry Playwriting Award, The Lotos Foundation Prize in the Arts and Sciences, and the 2018 Paula Vogel Award. 

This scintillating Broadway return is sure to be the most talked-about production of the season. Don't miss your chance to see it in its limited eight-week run!

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Dates

Previews from: 23 November 2021

Opening night: 2 December 2021

Audience

17+

Run time

2 hours with no intermission

COVID 19 SECURE

You may be required to have had a COVID vaccine in order to attend this performance or show proof of a negative test. Please contact the venue directly for more information on this.

Cast and Creative

Cast

Devin Kawaoka as Dustin
Jonathan Chad Higginbotham as Phillip
Antoinette Crowe-Legacy as Kaneisha
Ato Blankson-Wood
Chalia La Tour
Irene Sofia Lucio 
Annie McNamara
Paul Alexander Noal
Eboni Flowers
Blake Russell 
Luigi Sottile
Elizabeth Stahlmann
Galen J. Williams

Creative

Written by Jeremy O. Harris
Directed by Robert O'Hara
Set Design by Clint Ramos
Costume design by Dede Ayite
Lighting Design by Jiyoun Chang
Sound Design by Lindsay Jones

Awards

Tony Nominations 2020

Best Play

Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play - Joaquina Kalukango

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play - Ato Blankson-Wood

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play - James Cusati-Moyer

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play - Chalia La Tour

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play - Annie McNamara

Best Scenic Design of a Play

Best Costume Design of a Play

Best Lighting Design of a Play

Best Direction of a Play

Best Sound Design of a Play


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What we thought

Challenging interesting INNOVATIVE

Harris has taken this audience for a wild one-night stand, he has raised a voice from the past and given permission to the all in the present, suggesting our healing is in our passion, our pain, our pleasure, and our power.

This play is craving your attention and if you step into the dungeon, Harris has you handcuffed to the bedpost, tickling and teasing with his language as much as he whips and chokes with its themes.

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Nicola Quinn

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