Broadway's Pulitzer Prize-Winning DISGRACED to Close March 1; US Tour to Launch November 2015
The Pulitzer Prize winning play Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar will play its final Broadway performance on Sunday, March 1, 2015 at the Lyceum Theatre, 149 West 45th Street. As of that date, it will have played 149 performances and 27 previews. In addition to the Pulitzer Prize, Disgraced received Obie and Joseph Jefferson Awards.
A US Tour is planned to begin in November 2015.
The cast of Disgraced includes Hari Dhillon, Gretchen Mol, Danny Ashok, Karen Pittman and Josh Radnor. Kimberly Senior, who helmed the two previous US productions, directs. The design team includes John Lee Beatty (set), Jennifer von Mayrhauser (costumes), Ken Posner (lighting), and Jill DuBoff (sound).
DISGRACED is the story of a successful Muslim-American lawyer and his wife -- an artist influenced by Islamic tradition -- enjoying their comfortable and successful life on New York's Upper East Side. When a co-worker and her husband come to dinner, what begins as polite table conversation explodes, leaving everyone's relationships and beliefs about race and identity in shards.
DISGRACED is produced by The Araca Group, Lincoln Center Theater, Jenifer Evans, Amanda Watkins, Richard Winkler, Rodger Hess, Stephanie P. McClelland, Tulchin/Bartner Productions, Jessica Genick, Jonathan Reinis, Carl Levin/Ashley De Simone/TNTDynaMite Productions, Alden & Bergson/Rachel Weinstein, Greenleaf Production, Darren Deverna/Jere Harris, The Shubert Organization, The David Merrick Arts Foundation.
Performances are Tuesdays at 7PM, Wednesdays at 2PM and 7PM, Thursdays at 7PM, Fridays at 8PM, Saturdays at 2PM and 8PM, Sundays at 3PM.
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