Slave Play 2018

Run Time:
Two hours, with no intermission
Ages: 17+
Opened: December 9, 2018
Closing: January 13, 2019

Slave Play - 2018 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

New York Theatre Workshop
79 East 4th Street New York, NY 10003

The old South lives on at the MacGregor Plantation - in the breeze, in the cotton fields...and in the crack of the whip. It's an antebellum fever-dream, where fear and desire entwine in the looming shadow of the Master's House. Jim trembles as Kaneisha handles melons in the cottage, Alana perspires in time with the plucking of Phillip's fiddle in the boudoir, while Dustin cowers at the heel of Gary’s big, black boot in the barn. Nothing is as it seems, and yet everything is as it seems. In this provocative and explosive new play, Jeremy O. Harris rips apart history to shed new light on the nexus of race, gender and sexuality in 21st century America. Obie Award winner Robert O'Hara directs. SLAVE PLAY is the recipient of the Rosa Parks Playwriting Award, the Lorraine Hansberry Playwriting Award, The Lotos Foundation Prize in the Arts and Sciences and the 2018 Paula Vogel Award.


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SLAVE PLAY to End Run at New York Theatre Workshop January 13th
by Julie Musbach - January 11, 2019


New York Theatre Workshop's (NYTW) world premiere of Slave Play by Jeremy O. Harris (Daddy, Zola), directed by two-time Obie Award winner Robert O'Hara (Bootycandy), will conclude its smash-hit run on Sunday, January 13, 2019.

Review Roundup: Read the Reviews For New York Theatre Workshop's SLAVE PLAY
by Stephi Wild - December 10, 2018


New York Theatre Workshop presents the world premiere of Slave Play by Jeremy O. Harris (Daddy, Zola), directed by two-time Obie Award winner Robert O'Hara(Bootycandy), which will now play additional performances through Sunday January 13, 2019. Slave Play began previews on Monday, November 19, 2018 and opened last night, Sunday, December 9 at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10003).

Slave Play History

Other Productions of Slave Play

2018   Off-Broadway NYTW Off-Broadway World Premiere
Off-Broadway
2019   Broadway Original Broadway Production
Broadway
2021   Broadway Broadway Return
Broadway
   West End
West End

Slave Play - 2018 Off-Broadway Awards and Nominations

Note: Award winners will appear on a background
Year Ceremony Category Nominee
2019 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Fight Choreography Claire Warden
2019 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Lighting Design for a Play Jiyoun Chang
2019 Outer Critics Circle Awards John Gassner Award Jeremy O. Harris

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