The Brothers Size


Joseph Papp Public Theater/Susan Stein Shiva Theater

(New York, NY)
425 Lafayette Street
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
Actor's Express Announces Pride Nights For Season 32. The third Thursday of each production during Season 32 at Actor's Express will include a small reception and celebration of LGBTQ+ Pride before the performance.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
The National Theatre today announced that Bijan Sheibani's (Barber Shop Chronicles, Dance Nation) production of A Taste of Honey, the remarkable taboo-breaking 1950s play written by Shelagh Delaney when she was just 19, will transfer to the West End immediately following a nine-week UK tour. A Taste of Honey will play a limited 12-week run at Trafalgar Studios from 5 December in a co-production with Trafalgar Theatre Productions, with an opening night on Monday 9 December. Tickets will go on sale to the general public from 11 October.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
Returning to the stage for the first time since its celebrated Chicago premiere, Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) presents The Brothers Size
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019
Matt Williams' play FEAR will receive its World Premiere beginning Tuesday, October 15 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street), directed by Tea Alagić. A limited run, FEAR will celebrate its opening night on Thursday, October 24 and run through December 8, 2019. Tickets are $65- $89 and can be purchased by visiting or by calling (866) 811-4111.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019
Jodie Prenger Stars In The National Theatre's Production Of A TASTE OF HONEY At The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, next month.
by Rachel Weinberg - Oct 7, 2019
THE BROTHERS SIZE is an artful exploration of the obligations put upon its characters. McCraney beautifully reflects on both the societal systems that oppress these three black men, while also deepening the exploration of the personal obligations they feel to one another-and the question of what it means to be part of a brotherhood, whether biological or chosen.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019
Currently playing its first return to the stage since its celebrated Chicago premiere, Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) presents The Brothers Size by ensemble member Tarell Alvin McCraney (Academy Award Moonlight, co-creator of MS. BLAKK FOR PRESIDENT) and directed by acclaimed Chicago director Monty Cole.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2019
Following its top selling run at the Orange Tree Theatre this autumn, Maya Arad Yassur's strikingly original and audacious play Amsterdam will take to the road in early 2020. The three-way co-production, between Actors Touring Company, the Orange Tree Theatre and Theatre Royal Plymouth embarks on a tour that opens in Plymouth in February and stretches across the UK. Amsterdam is directed by Matthew Xia as his inaugural production as artistic director of ATC.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2019
Following two sold out runs at the National Theatre in London, a successful run at London's Roundhouse, and a world tour, Nigerian-born playwright Inua Ellams' acclaimed Barber Shop Chronicles makes its New York and BAM debut December 3-8. The sold-out sensation explores the diversity of Black male identity via the intimate community of the barber shop, where men across the African diaspora have gathered for 2 generations to discuss the world and their lives.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2019
At an SRO ceremony held at Zion Lutheran Church in Pittsfield, the Board of the Berkshire Theatre Critics Association (BTCA) presented the Berkshire Theatre Awards on the evening of Monday, November 11, 2019. This was the fourth year the awards have been presented to honor and celebrate the excellence and diversity of theatre in the greater Berkshire region.
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2019
This autumn will see Matthew Xia's inaugural production as artistic director of Actors Touring Company. The UK premiere of Amsterdam by Maya Arad Yasur will open the Orange Tree Theatre's Autumn season before embarking on a tour beginning at Theatre Royal Plymouth in February 2020.
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2019
Actor's Express announces its 32nd Season of thought-provoking contemporary theatre. The season begins in September 2019 with Joshua Harmon's Skintight directed by Actor's Express Artistic Director Freddie Ashley. Straight from its star-studded world premiere at Roundabout Theatre Company, this scathing comedy hilariously excoriates America's obsession with youth, sex and physical beauty. 
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2019
A Red Orchid Theatre announces the addition of eight new members to the Artistic Ensemble: Karen Aldridge, Myron Elliott-Cisneros, Levi Holloway, Travis A. Knight, Jess McLeod, Sadieh Rifai, Grant Sabin, and Steve Schine. A Red Orchid also welcomes two Resident Stage Managers Stephanie Heller and Christa van Baale.
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019
Greater Boston Stage Company, in collaboration with The Front Porch Arts Collective, proudly presents a new take on the classic The Three Musketeers. With a cast of predominately black and brown actors, it's all for one and one for all in this action-packed, humor-filled take on Alexandre Dumas' The Three Musketeers. The Three Musketeers marks our inaugural production in Giving Voice: The Foundation Trust Drama Series.
by Isabella Perrone - May 11, 2019
THE BROTHERS SIZE, directed by Mumbi Tindyebwa Otu and produced by Soulpepper, is a look into the lives of two brothers following the youngest's return home from prison. Tarell Alvin McCraney's 2000 work is an emotional examination of brotherhood and redemption in the deep south.
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019
Recently featured in a New York Times project called "Black Writers of Our Time," Philadelphia-based playwright James Ijames is an artist on everyone's A-list. His newest play, Kill Move Paradise, is a new take the Elysium of Greek antiquity. Inspired by recent events, the play is an expressionistic buzz saw through the contemporary myth that 'all lives matter.
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019
The Trustees of the JMK Trust today announce that Tristan Fynn-Aiduenu wins the 2019 JMK Award, this year in a new partnership with the Orange Tree Theatre, with his production of Arinze Kene's Little Baby Jesus forming a core part of the theatre's annual programming.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019
Mad Cow Theatre announces the cast of Top Girls, opening March 29, 2019.  Women and power are back on the table in Caryl Churchill's feminist feast.
by Jay Irwin - Jun 7, 2019
Dear Readers, back in 2011 I was fortunate enough to see a play entitled "The Brothers Size" at a local theater. It was an evening that shook me to my core theatrically. I mention this, not to compare it with Antoinette Nwandu's "Pass Over", currently being offered at ACT, but to explain that not from that day to this has a show destroyed me emotionally as "Pass Over" did last night. Now you may say it's because I'm a sap or due to some "white liberal guilt" and to that I say, "yeah, probably." But also, it's entirely due to the insanely brilliant play and performances bringing to light such prevalent injustice.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2019
Outside Mullingar opens on June 21 at Mad Cow Theatre - John Patrick Shanley's romantic comedy about whether it's ever too late to fall in love. Orlando, FL, June 5, 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019
Lynette Linton has this morning announced her inaugural season as Artistic Director of the Bush Theatre. The 2019 - 2020 season includes UK debut plays from six playwrights alongside a new production of celebrated poet and playwright Jackie Kay's first play Chiaroscuro directed by Lynette Linton. Five Senior Artistic Associates have been announced as actress Adjoa Andoh, movement director Polly Bennett, producers Shawab Iqbal and Tobi Kyeremateng and actress Martha Plimpton. The associates will support an expansion of the Bush Theatre's initiatives to involve new writers and theatre practitioners in the theatre industry.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019
Steppenwolf Theatre Company announces casting for the first four productions of the 2019/20 season featuring previously announced ensemble members Audrey Francis, Tim Hopper, Caroline Neff, Yasen Peyankov and Karen Rodriguez, and the return of Steppenwolf regulars including Michael Patrick Thornton, Cedric Young and Keith Kupferer, along with dozens of Chicago-based actors and an exciting debut by South African stage and screen star Nondumiso Tembe.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2020
Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced complete casting for two productions today: The Most Spectacularly Lamentable Trial of Miz Martha Washington by James Ijames, directed by Whitney White (April 2 a?" May 17, 2020); and Catch as Catch Can by Mia Chung, which also announced ensemble member Amy Morton as director (June 4 a?" July 26, 2020).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
South Camden Theatre Company and the Waterfront South Theatre in Camden, NJ, along with our Artistic Director, Raymond Croce, are proud to announce the planned opening of the first show of South Camden Theatre Company's 15th Season. This season is aptly named a?oeA Season Of Celebration! 15 Years of professional theatre and 10 years at the Waterfront South Theatre a?" Camden's first theatre built in more than 100 years.
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Feb 7, 2019
The National Theatre today announced a UK tour of Bijan Sheibani's production of A Taste of Honey, Shelagh Delaney's remarkable taboo-breaking 1950s play, which was first produced in the Lyttelton Theatre in 2014, designed by Hildegard Bechtler and reconceived in an exciting new production, featuring a live on-stage band, for the tour.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
A fresh cast has been announced for ATC's 11-week UK-wide tour of Maya Arad Yasur's audacious play Amsterdam. It will be the first tour under Artistic Director Matthew Xia, recently named in The Stage's Top 100 Most influential People in Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
Actor's Express continues its 32nd season with The Brothers Size, the powerful play by Tarell Alvin McCraney, the Academy Award-winning writer of Moonlight. McCraney is best known for his acclaimed trilogy The Brother/Sister Plays, which includes The Brothers Size, In The Red and Brown Water and Marcus; or The Secret of Sweet, produced by Actor's Express in 2015 to great critical and box office success.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
A Taste of Honey at Trafalgar Studios must end on Saturday 29 February 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
Tonight, at a celebration honoring theatre excellence on stages across the Washington area, theatre artists, administrators, patrons, and special guests gathered in the National Theatre's Helen Hayes Gallery for theatreWashington's announcement of nominees for the 36th Annual Helen Hayes Awards, which will be presented on Monday, May 18 at an event at the Anthem.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance presents Marcus; or the Secret of Sweet by Tarell Alvin McCraney, directed by Robert Ramirez (head of acting, interim department chair) and Charles O. Anderson (head of dance) February 26-March 8, 2020 at the Oscar G. Brockett Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019
Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced the 2019/20 Season today. With seven Steppenwolf main series productions and two Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) productions, the 44th season brings together the talents of revered Steppenwolf legends and captivating new ensemble members in a powerful lineup that celebrates a dynamic range of exciting voices.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020
From the Tony Award-winning author William Finn and James Lapine comes an energetic, sardonic, and comical musical. Gordon collapses into his lunch and awakes in the hospital, surrounded by his nearest and dearest. When what was thought to be a life-threatening neurological disorder turns out to be treatable, Gordon is grateful for a second chance to create his own art.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019
With the Young Vic's recent run of critical-success including The Convert currently running at Young Vic, The Inheritance at the Noel Coward Theatre and The Jungle now playing at St Ann's Warehouse in New York, Artistic Director of the Young Vic, Kwame Kwei-Armah, today announces the full cast for Stephen Adly Guirgis' Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train, directed by Kate Hewitt in the Main House, and April de Angelis' Wild East, directed by recipient of Genesis Future Directors Award, Lekan Lawal, in The Clare.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019
This Spring, the writer and performer of the acclaimed Living With The Lights On, Mark Lockyer is set to tour the UK with his new show KEEP ON WALKING FEDERICO. This follows its sell-out premiere at Theatre Lliure, Barcelona last October.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) has added three performances to its highly anticipated upcoming production of Birdy, adapted by Naomi Wallace from the novel by William Wharton, and directed by Steven Maler. The production now runs February 27 through March 17 at the Carling-Sorenson Theater at Babson College in Wellesley.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019
Bijan Sheibani's (Barber Shop Chronicles, The Arrival) production of A Taste of Honey returns to the West End for the first time in 60 years this week, opening on Thursday at Trafalgar Studios. The remarkable taboo-breaking 1950s play written by Shelagh Delaney when she was just 19 will play a limited 12-week run in a co-production with Trafalgar Theatre Productions, with a press night on Monday 9 December.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2019
Arizona Theatre Company (Sean Daniels, Artistic Director; Billy Russo, Managing Director) presents Athol Fugard's powerfully haunting masterpiece, 'Master Harold' ... and the Boys from Jan. 18- Feb. 8 at the Temple of Music and Art in Tucson and from Feb. 13 to March 1 at the Herberger Theater Center in Phoenix.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2019
F*It Club, the New York Innovative Award-winning film and theatre company, will complete ten years of its annual series of short, commissioned world-premiere plays at the IRT Theater as part of their 3B Development Series in Manhattan's West Village with The Spring Fling: Happily Ever After, ten new short plays by Bekah Brunstetter (NBC's This Is Us, The Cake), Matthew Lee Erlbach (Showtime's Masters of Sex, The Doppelganger), Monet Hurst-Mendoza (NBC's Law and Order: SVU ), Daniel K. Isaac (Fullerton), Chelsea Marcantel (Airness), Gregory S. Moss (Indian Summer, punkplay), Leah Nanako Winkler (NBC's New Amsterdam, Kentucky, God Says This), Larry Powell (Lost Dog), Daniel Talbott (ABC's The Conners), & Pia Wilson (National Geographic's Genius).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2019
Final casting is today announced for the UK premiere of 'COPS' by American writer Tony Tortora, a new play inspired by real-life events in the often brutal and corrupt world of 1950's Chicago policing and mob violence.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2019
Steppenwolf Theatre Company will host two bold visiting companies as part of LookOut, a year-round series that presents the work of artists and companies across genre and form. Steppenwolf's 1700 Theatre will be the home to two productions from impressive Chicago storefront theatres next year: First Floor Theater and Definition Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2019
Elliott & Harper Productions and Cindy Tolan today announced new cast members joining Wendell Pierce and Sharon D Clarke in the West End transfer of the highly acclaimed, sold-out Young Vic production of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman at the Piccadilly Theatre from 24 October 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2019
Mosaic Theater Company of DC announces its season opener, Fabulation Or, The Re-Education of Undine by Lynn Nottage, starring Helen Hayes Award winner (and two time HHA host) Felicia Curry in the title role (see full bio below), with a stellar supporting cast including Roz White (Mosaic's Marie and Rosetta) as Undine's mother, and Aakhu TuahNera Freeman as the Grandmother (Death of a Salesman at Ford's Theatre), directed by Eric Ruffin (director of the multiple Helen Hayes Award winning Black Nativity at Theatre Alliance).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019
In 2017, Young Vic Taking Part took the Young Vic's production of The Brothers Size, by Moonlight writer Tarell Alvin McCraney, into HMP Wandsworth. The workshops led by Liverpool-born playwright Luke Barnes and director Justin Audibert which followed resulted in a brand-new piece of theatre - The Jumper Factory - developed with eight Wandsworth prisoners.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2019
Goodman Theatre has welcomed four Chicago-based writers to its Playwrights Unit. The 2019-20 playwrights are Monty Cole, Nancy García Loza, Alex Lubischer, and Steve Pickering, according to American Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2019
Today, the Goodman named four Chicago-based writers to its Playwrights Unit
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2019
The Young Vic today announce the complete cast for The Jumper Factory. Joining original company members Ayomide Adegun, Jake Mills, Pierre Moullier and Raphael Gwilliams-Akuwudike are Joe Haddad and Rasaq Kukoyi. The production is presented by a cast of young men aged from 18 a?" 25, whose lives have all been affected in some way by the criminal justice system. The production will be staged for prisoners in HMP Brixton and HMP Wandsworth in early September, before playing at HOME Manchester from 10 a?" 14 September.
by Dan Dwyer - Aug 12, 2019
It's hard to imagine a more intimate or powerful production of Tarell Alvin McCraney's 'The Brothers Size' than the probing, searing version on stage at the Ancram Opera House. Director Martine Kei Green -Rogers totally realizes McCraney's multi-textured storytelling of prose, song and dance, putting three fabulous actors in your face (just about) off a thrust stage and into the audience in the compact, old grange hall in upstate Hudson Valley.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2019
Ancram Opera House (AOH), the award-winning theatre in southern Columbia County, announced its 2019 summer season which opens June 28 with the world premiere of Staged Dives: An Evening with Stew & Heidi by Stew and Heidi Rodewald, creators of the Tony, Drama Desk and Obie award-winning musical Passing Strange. The lineup continues with Welcome to the Jungle, a TimeOut NY Critic's Pick by cabaret artist, playwright and actor Salty Brine; Obie award-winning The Tricky Part by Martin Moran; and The Brothers Size by Tarell Alvin McCraney (Choir Boy, Moonlight). Also back will be AOH's popular storytelling series, Real People Real Stories.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2019
Theatre NOVA, Ann Arbor's professional theatre with an exclusive focus on new plays and playwrights, presents the Michigan premiere of "Kill Move Paradise" by James Ijames.