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Benja Kay Thomas

 

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Off-Broadway Premiere Production, 2022
Rabby
  [Off-Broadway]
Atlantic Theatre's Off-Broadway World Premiere, 2019
Peaches
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Original Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Playwrights Horizons Production, 2014
Performer

Photos

Chris Herbie Holland, Adrianna Mitchell, Benja Kay Thomas, and Calvin Leon Smith  Photo

Chris Herbie Holland, Adrianna Mitchell, Benja Kay Thomas, and Calvin Leon Smith

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Date:
05/19/2022
Billy Eugene Jones, Nikki Crawford, and Benja Kay Thomas	 Photo

Billy Eugene Jones, Nikki Crawford, and Benja Kay Thomas

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Date:
05/17/2022
 Benja Kay Thomas & Viviana Valeria Photo

Benja Kay Thomas & Viviana Valeria

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Date:
12/10/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Off-Broadway Premiere Production, 2022
Rabby

  [Off-Broadway]
Atlantic Theatre's Off-Broadway World Premiere, 2019
Peaches

  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Original Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Playwrights Horizons Production, 2014
Performer






Benja Kay Thomas News

Alana Raquel Bowers, David J Cork, Heather Alicia Simms & More Join 48HOURS IN…HARL Photo Alana Raquel Bowers, David J Cork, Heather Alicia Simms & More Join 48HOURS IN…HARLEM FESTIVAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 18, 2022

Casting has been announced for the 11th annual 48Hours in…Harlem”. Harlem9, the producing collective responsible for the OBIE Award-Winning “48Hours in…Harlem”, “48Hours in…El Bronx”, “48Hours in…Detroit”, “48Hours in…Dallas,” and “48Hours in…Holy Ground”, is back in person in Harlem after three years away. 

Harlem9 to Return in Person for 11th Annual 48HOURS IN...HARLEM FESTIVAL This Month Photo Harlem9 to Return in Person for 11th Annual 48HOURS IN...HARLEM FESTIVAL This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 11, 2022

Harlem9 is back in person in Harlem after three years away with 48 Hours... In Harlem. A whirlwind weekend of play creation with emerging and established artists will culminate with two live performances on Sunday, August 21, 2022 at 7 PM and 9:30 PM.

VIDEO: Mykal Kilgore & the Company of FAT Ham Cover 'Kill The Lights' Photo VIDEO: Mykal Kilgore & the Company of FAT Ham Cover 'Kill The Lights'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2022

Mykal Kilgore and Company members of Fat Ham came together for a cover of Kill The Lights! Watch the music video here!

Pulitzer Prize-Winning FAT HAM Extends for a Third Time at The Public Theater Photo Pulitzer Prize-Winning FAT HAM Extends for a Third Time at The Public Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2022

The 2022 Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play FAT HAM has extended for a third time at The Public Theater and will now run through Sunday, July 17th.

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of the Pulitzer Prize-Winning FAT HAM Photo VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of the Pulitzer Prize-Winning FAT HAM
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 5, 2022

Critically-acclaimed playwright James Ijames reinvents Shakespeare's masterpiece with his new, Pulitzer prize-winning drama, FAT HAM, which is currently playing at the Public Theater. Below, watch as PBS NewsHour's Jeffrey Brown gets the scoop on the new show from Ijames as a part of the arts and culture series, CANVAS.

Photos: Pulitzer Prize-Winner FAT HAM Opens at The Public Theater! Photo Photos: Pulitzer Prize-Winner FAT HAM Opens at The Public Theater!
by A.A. Cristi - May 27, 2022

FAT HAM, the 2022 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, celebrated its opening night last night at The Public Theater! Go inside the celebration!

Review Roundup: FAT HAM Opens at The Public Theater Photo Review Roundup: FAT HAM Opens at The Public Theater
by Review Roundups - May 26, 2022

Check out the critic's reviews from the New York Times and elsewhere for the The Public Theater and National Black Theatre production of the 2022 Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play FAT HAM at The Public Theater.  

FAT HAM Extended for Two More Weeks at The Public Photo FAT HAM Extended for Two More Weeks at The Public
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2022

The Public Theater and National Black Theatre has announced that the 2022 Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play FAT HAM has extended again now through Sunday, July 3rd at The Public Theater.  

Photos: First Look at the Pulitzer Prize-Winning FAT HAM at The Public Theater Photo Photos: First Look at the Pulitzer Prize-Winning FAT HAM at The Public Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022

See the first photos from FAT HAM! Critically-acclaimed playwright James Ijames reinvents Shakespeare’s masterpiece with his new drama, FAT HAM. 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.

Photos: Cast of Pulitzer Prize Winning FAT HAM Celebrates Previews With Disco Photo S Photo Photos: Cast of Pulitzer Prize Winning FAT HAM Celebrates Previews With Disco Photo Shoot
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022

FAT HAM, the reinvented, comedic version of HAMLET, started previews last week at The Public Theater, co-produced with National Black Theatre. Playwright James Ijames won the Pulitzer Prize for FAT HAM last week.

Benja Kay Thomas Videos

VIDEO: Mykal Kilgore & the Company of FAT Ham Cover 'Kill The Lights' VideoVIDEO: Mykal Kilgore & the Company of FAT Ham Cover 'Kill The Lights'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2022

Mykal Kilgore and Company members of Fat Ham came together for a cover of Kill The Lights! Watch the music video here!

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of the Pulitzer Prize-Winning FAT HAM VideoVIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of the Pulitzer Prize-Winning FAT HAM
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 5, 2022

Critically-acclaimed playwright James Ijames reinvents Shakespeare's masterpiece with his new, Pulitzer prize-winning drama, FAT HAM, which is currently playing at the Public Theater. Below, watch as PBS NewsHour's Jeffrey Brown gets the scoop on the new show from Ijames as a part of the arts and culture series, CANVAS.

STAGE TUBE: New Promo for BOOTYCANDY at Playwrights Horizons
by Stage Tube - Sep 12, 2014

Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere of Bootycandy, a new play written and directed by Obie Award winner Robert O'Hara (director of In the Continuum, author of Antebellum and Insurrection: Holding History). Bootycandy is the opening production of the Playwrights Horizons 2014/2015 Season. The production opened on September 10 and will play a limited engagement through Sunday, October 12 at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). Click below to watch a brand-new promo for the show!


Benja Kay Thomas Frequently Asked Questions

What is Benja Kay Thomas next theatre project?
Benja Kay Thomas's next show will be Fat Ham which opens on 5/26/2022 on Off-Broadway.