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The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World - 2016 - Off-Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

$30-$55

A woman tries to feed her husband a fried drumstick. Dragons roam a flat earth. The last Black man in the whole entire world dies again. And again. Careening through memory and language, Parks explores and explodes archetypes of Black America with piercing insight and raucous comedy. A riotous theatrical event, The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World hums with the heartbeat of improvisational jazz.

Running Time:

One hour and 30 minutes, with no intermission

The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre


About the Theatre
(New York, NY)
480 West 42nd Street (between Dyer and 10th Avenues)

The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World Off-Broadway Cast



 

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by Michael Dale - November 15, 2016
The symbolic nature of Suzan-Lori Parks' 1990 free-form dramatic riff, THE DEATH OF THE LAST BLACK MAN IN THE WHOLE ENTIRE WORLD AKA THE NEGRO BOOK OF THE DEAD is made apparent to viewers as soon as they open their programs and see the characters have names like 'Black Woman With Fried Drumstick,' 'Before Columbus' and 'Lots of Grease and Lots of Pork.'
by BWW News Desk - November 3, 2016
Due to popular demand, the Signature Theatre production of The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World AKA the Negro Book of the Dead, by Pulitzer Prize-winner Suzan-Lori Parks and directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, has been extended an additional week.
by BWW News Desk - October 31, 2016
Signature Theatre presents The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World AKA The Negro Book of the Dead, written by Suzan-Lori Parks and directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz. The production runs now through Sunday, December 11, with an official opening slated for Sunday, November 13, 2016 at The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - October 25, 2016
Signature Theatre's production of The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World, by Pulitzer Prize-winner Suzan-Lori Parks and directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, begins tonight, October 25, and runs through December 4, 2016 with a Sunday, November 13 opening night in The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). 
by BWW News Desk - September 20, 2016
Casting is confirmed and tickets are now on sale for the Signature Theatre production of The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World, by Pulitzer Prize-winner Suzan-Lori Parks and directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz.

The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World Frequently Asked Questions

What productions of The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World have their been?
The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World has had 1 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 2016.

What awards has The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World been nominated for?
Best Play Revival () for The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World AKA The Negro Book of the DeadDirecting (Obie Awards) for Lileana Blain-Cruz and Outstanding Costume Design (The Lortels) for Montana Blanco.

What awards has The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World won?
Best Play Revival () for The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World AKA The Negro Book of the Dead Directing (Obie Awards) for Lileana Blain-Cruz Outstanding Costume Design (The Lortels) for Montana Blanco.

What productions of The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World have there been?
The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World has had 1 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 2016.