Opening Date
Mar 06, 2016
Closing Date
Jun 19, 2016
1st Preview
Feb 23, 2016
1st Preview
Feb 23, 2016


John Golden Theatre
(Mar 06, 2016 - Jun 19, 2016)

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This production was first presented in New York on October 14, 2015 by The Public Theater (Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director; Patrick Willingham, Executive Director)
Written by Danai Gurira; Original music by Broken Chord
Directed by Liesl Tommy; Associate Director: Kyle Brown; Assistant Director: TJ Weaver
Scenic Design by Clint Ramos; Costume Design by Clint Ramos; Lighting Design by Jen Schriever; Sound Design by Broken Chord; Hair and Wig Design by Cookie Jordan; Make-Up Design by Cookie Jordan; Associate Scenic Design: Ryan Howell; Associate Costume Design: Christopher Vergara; Associate Lighting Design: Ben Green; Associate Sound Design: Michael Prieto
General Manager: 101 Productions, Ltd.; Company Manager: Jennifer Graves
Production Manager: Aurora Productions and Tech Production Services, Inc.; Production Stage Manager: Diane DiVita; Stage Manager: Gwendolyn M. Gilliam
Voice and Dialect Coach: Beth McGuire; Press Representative: DKC/O&M; Fight direction by Rick Sordelet and Christian Kelly-Sordelet; Casting: Jordan Thaler, C.S.A., Heidi Griffiths, C.S.A. and Laura Schutzel, C.S.A.; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Marketing & Social Media: The Pekoe Group; Movement Coach: Taaj Jaharah; Photographer: Joan Marcus
Lupita Nyong'o
Broadway debut
The Girl
Wife #3
Zainab Jah
Broadway debut
Wife #2
Wife #1
Standby: Ayesha Jordan (The Girl)
Understudies: Joniece Abbott-Pratt (Wife #3, Wife #2), Ayesha Jordan (Wife #2) and Adeola Role (Rita, Wife #1)

Tony Award®


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

2016 Nominee
Lupita Nyong'o

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


Best Direction of a Play

2016 Nominee
Directed by Liesl Tommy

Best Costume Design of a Play

2016 Winner
Costume Design by Clint Ramos

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play

2016 Winner
Saycon Sengbloh

Theatre World


2016 Recipient
Lupita Nyong'o
Week Ending Gross % Gross Pot. Attendance % Capacity # Previews # Perf.
Statistics supplied are courtesy of The Broadway League.

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