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The Royale

$77-$87

Loosely based on the real-life experiences of Jack Johnson, the first African-American heavyweight world champion, THE ROYALE tells, in six rounds, the fictional story of Jay "The Sport" Johnson (to be played by Khris Davis), a charismatic Negro Heavyweight Champion. It's 1905 and as Johnson faces his opponents - and confronts his demons - he exposes the troublesome events in his life that have propelled him into the ring with a burning desire to become the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world.

Schedule

Running Time: One hour and 15 minutes, with no intermission

Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre

(New York, NY)
150 West 65th St. at Broadway

The Royale Off-Broadway Cast



 

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by Michael Dale - March 8, 2016
Director Rachel Chavkin offers a tense, rhythmic and evocative mounting of a play inspired by the career of Jack Johnson
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - March 8, 2016
Lincoln Center Theater welcomes McKinley Belcher III, Khris Davis, Montego Glover, John Lavelle, and Clarke Petersto the stage in its production of The Royale, a new play by Marco Ramirez, directed by Rachel Chavkin. The show just opened at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street) and you can check out photos below!
by Review Roundups - March 7, 2016
Lincoln Center Theater welcomes McKinley Belcher III, Khris Davis, Montego Glover, John Lavelle, and Clarke Peters to the stage in its production of THE ROYALE, a new play by Marco Ramirez, directed by Rachel Chavkin, opening tonight, March 7, at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). Let's see what the critics had to say...
by BWW News Desk - February 19, 2016
Lincoln Center Theater welcomes McKinley Belcher III, Khris Davis, Montego Glover, John Lavelle, and Clarke Peters to the stage in its production of The Royale, a new play by Marco Ramirez, directed by Rachel Chavkin, currently in previews at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). Opening night is Monday, March 7, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below!
by Michael Dale - February 9, 2016
Marco Ramirez's drama is loosely based on the story of heavyweight champ Jack Johnson.