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Manhattan Theatre Club, 261 West 47th St, New York, NY 10036

Jaja's African Hair Braiding

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Closed November 19, 2023

Bioh's play is so good at reeling you in with broad, almost soap opera levels of drama and hilarity

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Why See Jaja's African Hair Braiding?

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A Tale of Community in Harlem

Extended through November 5!

Coming to Broadway for its world premiere is Jocelyn Bioh's Jaja's African Hair Braiding! The show is directed by the award-winning Whitney White stars Brittany Adebumola and Marvel actor Dominique Thorne. Jocelyn Bioh is a Ghanaian-American writer and actor and penned the emotional comedy "School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play", which won the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Play. Whitney White is an award-winning director, musician, and actor and recipient of an Obie Award and a Lilly Award.

What's it about?

Set in Jaja's Harlem braiding salon, the play follows the lives of the local women as they exist in the salon and the West African immigrant braiders as they create incredible works of art with their client's hair. Love, dreams and the reality of life all come into question in this stunning show.

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Dates

Previews from: 12 September 2023

Opening night: 3 October 2023

Run time

One hour and 30 minutes

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