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FAT HAM Casting: Meet Juicy

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Subject: ? Fat Ham Casting: Meet Juicy ? The Public Theater AND THE NATIONAL BLACK THEATRE HAVE ANNOUNCED CASTING FOR THE NEW YORK PREMIERE OF FAT HAM. From an uproarious family barbecue emerges a compelling examination of love and loss, pain and joy. Juicy is a queer, Southern college kid, already grappling with some serious questions of identity, when the ghost of his father shows up in their backyard, demanding that Juicy avenge his murder. It feels like a familiar story to Juicy, well-versed in Hamlet's woes. What's different is Juicy himself, a sensitive and self-aware young Black man trying to break the cycles of trauma and violence in service of his own liberation. MEET JUICY AND THEIR FAMILY: Complete casting for FAT HAM includes Nikki Crawford as Tedra, Chris Herbie Holland as Tio, Billy Eugene Jones as Rev/Pap, Adrianna Mitchell as Opal, Calvin Leon Smith as Larry, Marcel Spears as Juicy, and Benja Kay Thomas as Rabby. Access Your Tickets New York Premiere Begins May 12, 2022 A Co-Production with National Black Theatre By James Ijames Directed by Saheem Ali Tickets start at $60, plus fees* Public Partner and Supporter tickets start at $45 Book online at Call Audience Services at 212.967.7555 Visit the Taub Box Office at 425 Lafayette Street Visit or call Audience Services to learn more about Joseph Papp Free Performances, group tickets, student tickets, and day-of rush tickets. In honor of six years of partnership with American Express, all American Express© Card Members are invited to join us for an American Express© Card Member Performance** on Friday, June 10 at 8:00PM ET. Learn more about this special evening and our exclusive American Express offers. HEALTH AND SAFETY Our audience policy requires the use of masks and complete COVID-19 vaccination, including a booster dose (for those eligible according to CDC guidelines), by the date of attendance for access into the facility, theaters, and restaurant. For complete health and safety protocols, visit Safe at The Public. BECOME A SUPPORTER Join in as a Supporter with a gift starting at $100 for early access to the Astor Place season, discounted tickets, dedicated customer service, and more. Join in as a Supporter today. *All orders subject to $6 per ticket service fee and $2 per ticket facility fee. Service fees are waived when you buy in person at the Box Office. All fees are waived for Public Theater Supporters and Partners. Performers, prices, and performance details are subject to change. **Card Member Performances are available to all Card Members. Simply pay with your American Express© Card. Tickets are subject to the rules, terms & conditions, and fees set by the ticket seller, event promoter, and/or the venue, as applicable. Offer is fulfilled by ticket seller, subject to availability and may be changed or revoked at any time. Not all seats available. For more information, please visit

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