Jeremy O. Harris’s Slave Play has its cast members now available. The August Willson Theater will accommodate the performance, starting November 23!

Slave Play – cast

Slave Play on Broadway had a trial screening and then officially opened on December 2. Directed by Tony nominee Robert O’Hara, the limited engagement will last until January 23, 2022. The final addition to the cast is Devon Chuangang playing Dustin and Jonathan Chad Higginbotan playing Philip.

Further cast members of Slave Play have been clear. They are Tony nominee Ato Branksonwood, Tony nominee Chalia Latour, Irene Sophia Lucio, Tony nominees. People Anne McNamara and Paul Alexander Nolan. Antoinette Crowe-Legacy previously joined the company as Kaneisha. This is a role Harris wrote for her when she was studying at Yale School of Drama. She originated in 2017 as part of the Yale Langston Houston Festival of Slave Games The first developmental work.

Black Out Performance on Broadway!

The substitutes are Eboni Flowers, Blake Russell, Luigi Sottile, Elizabeth Stahlmann and Galen J. Williams. The crew also announced that Broadway’s first Black Out Performance will be held on December 3. This private, invitation-only performance will allow black-identified audiences to experience and discuss the show without the gaze of white people. Harris gave birth to the idea of ​​the Black Out Performance in the original Broadway performance, in recognition of the diversity and history of Broadway and black works.

Ticket prices for the Black Out show are US$100 or US$45. For more information, please email rsvp@seaviewprods.com. Starting with the initial Broadway show, Slave Play has also further advanced its guiding principle of “completely accessible” by doubling the weekly commitment of its ticketing program.

A lengthy page in the history books

Slave Play initially played the John Golden Theater on Broadway in the 2019-2020 season and closed two months before the COVID-19 closure. The work received a record of 12 nominations-the most nominations in a history-including best screenplay, best original soundtrack (Linsey Jones), and best screenplay director (Robert O’Hara). In the end, it did not win in any category.

Creative

Upcoming works include the scene design designed by Tony Award winner Clint Ramos, the costume design of Tony nominee Dede Ayite, the lighting design of Tony nominee Jiyoun Chang, and the two-time Tony-nominated Lin The sound design and original music of Lindsay Jones, the hair and wig design of Cookie Jordan, the actions of Byron Easley, the drama stage winners Claire Warden and Tenis, Divia Johnson’s intimacy and combat coaching. Amauta Marston-Firmino is a playwright and Doug Nevin is a production consultant, cast by Taylor Williams.

Slave Play is produced by Seaview, Troy Carter, Level Forward, and Nine Stories, founded by Jake Gyllenhaal and Riva Marker, Sing Out, Louise! Productions, Shooting Star Productions, Roth-Manella Productions, Carlin Katler Productions, Cohen Hopkins Productions, Thomas Laub, Blair Russell, WEB Productions, Salman Al-Rashid, Jeremy O. Harris, and New York Theater Studios. Mark Shacket serves as executive producer.

Credits: Playbill.com; broadway.com

Credits featured image: Montclair Film, Flickr

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