CORONAVIRUS: Latest updates here.
PREVIEWS BEGIN DECEMBER 21!
Unsettling times in the Motor City are the focus of Steinberg Playwright Award winner and Tony nominee Dominique Morisseau's critically acclaimed play set in her hometown, presented by the Manhattan Theatre Club this winter. In the Tony and Obie Award-winning hands of director, Ruben Santiago-Hudson (The Piano Lesson), a blue-collar mix of characters, working together in an ill-fated auto parts factory bound for foreclosure, share their insecurities as the last remaining employees.
Set during the height of the Great Recession in 2008 the prospect of finding themselves unemployed leaves some characters of Skeleton Crew contemplating their options - on both sides of the law - while others question their allegiances towards "the man" and "the people".
The break room of this Detroit stamping plant is where the ensemble cast must determine how they will deal with their changing circumstances and who they will hold accountable. A story of how a city's financial crisis spills over into the personal lives of its inhabitants, and how basic survival is the goal.
With such affection towards her hometown community evident in her writing, it is no wonder Morisseau was honored with a Spirit of Detroit award.
Seen Skeleton Crew? Loved it? Hated it?
Help your fellow New York City Theater visitors by leaving the first review!Write a review now
Sound good to you? Share this page on social media and let your friends know about Skeleton Crew at Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.
I want email news and updates for events in my area! Read how we protect your data.
Please note: The term Samuel J. Friedman Theatre and/or Skeleton Crew as well as all associated graphics, logos, and/or other trademarks, tradenames or copyrights are the property of the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre and/or Skeleton Crew and are used herein for factual descriptive purposes only. We are in no way associated with or authorized by the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre and/or Skeleton Crew and neither that entity nor any of its affiliates have licensed or endorsed us to sell tickets, goods and or services in conjunction with their events.