Opening Date
Jan 21, 2020
Closing Date
Mar 11, 2020
1st Preview
Dec 27, 2019
1st Preview
Dec 27, 2019


American Airlines Theatre
(Jan 21, 2020 - Mar 11, 2020)

Fort Neal, Louisiana. 1944.

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Written by Charles Fuller; Music Consultant & Additional Arrangements: Jacinth Greywoode
Directed by Kenny Leon; Assistant Director: Cristina Angeles
Scenic Design by Derek McLane; Costume Design by Dede Ayite; Lighting Design by Allen Lee Hughes; Sound Design by Dan Moses Schreier; Associate Scenic Design: Erica Hemminger; Associate Lighting Design: Joshua Benghiat; Associate Sound Design: Tye Fitzgerald; Assistant Scenic Design: Jeremy Smith and Liam Mitchell; Assistant Costume Design: Heather Stanley
'A Soldier's Play' General Manager: Denise Cooper; Company Manager: Kathryn McCumber; House Manager: Bobby Wolf; Associate House Manager: Zipporah Aguasvivas
Production Management: Aurora Productions; Production Stage Manager: lark hackshaw; Assistant Stage Mgr: Benjamin E.C. Pfister
Casting: Jim Carnahan, CSA; Press Representative: Polk & Co.; Fight Choreographer: Thomas Schall; Dialect Coach: Kate Wilson; Roundabout Director of Marketing: Elizabeth Kandel; Roundabout Director of Development: Christopher Nave, CFRE; Roundabout Associate Artistic Director: Jill Rafson; Roundabout Founding Director: Gene Feist; Roundabout Adams Deputy Artistic Director: Scott Ellis; Military Consultant: Christopher P. Wolfe; Historian and Cultural Dramaturg: Dr. Indira Etwaroo; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Photographer: Joan Marcus; Interactive Marketing: Situation Interactive
Sergeant Vernon C. Waters
Captain Richard Davenport
Nnamdi Asomugha
Broadway debut
Private First Class Melvin Peterson
Captain Charles Taylor
McKinley Belcher III
Broadway debut
Private Louis Henson
Rob Demery
Broadway debut
Corporal Bernard Cobb
Private Tony Smalls
Private James Wilkie
Nate Mann
Broadway debut
Lieutenant Byrd
Warner Miller
Broadway debut
Corporal Ellis
J. Alphonse Nicholson
Broadway debut
Private C.J. Memphis
Captain Wilcox
Understudies: Michael Andreaus (Private James Wilkie, Private C.J. Memphis), Franklin Bongjio (Captain Richard Davenport, Private Louis Henson), Matthew Goodrich (Lieutenant Byrd, Captain Wilcox), Lorenzo Jackson (Corporal Bernard Cobb, Corporal Ellis, Private Tony Smalls), Warner Miller (Private First Class Melvin Peterson), Howard Overshown (Sergeant Vernon C. Waters) and Lee Aaron Rosen (Captain Charles Taylor)

Tony Award®


Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play

2020 Nominee
Blair Underwood

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play

2020 Winner
David Alan Grier

Best Direction of a Play

2020 Nominee
Directed by Kenny Leon

Best Scenic Design of a Play

2020 Nominee
Scenic Design by Derek McLane

Best Costume Design of a Play

2020 Nominee
Costume Design by Dede Ayite

Best Lighting Design of a Play

2020 Nominee
Lighting Design by Allen Lee Hughes

Drama Desk Award


Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play

2020 Nominee
David Alan Grier

Outstanding Fight Choreography

2020 Winner
Fight direction by Thomas Schall
Week Ending Gross % Gross Pot. Attendance % Capacity # Previews # Perf.
Statistics supplied are courtesy of The Broadway League.

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