MODERN AMERICAN CLASSIC< Back To What's On
By Suzan-Lori Parks
Directed by Jamil Jude
May 29 – June 23, 2024
Abandoned by their parents as teenagers, brothers Lincoln and Booth learned to rely on each other. As adults, Lincoln and Booth are locked in a cycle of love and resentment, foretold by the names they were given by their father as jokes and compounded by the challenges of poverty and racism. In her “utterly mesmerizing” (Variety) Pulitzer Prize-winner—named the best American play written in the past 30 years by the New York Times and recent recipient of the 2023 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play—celebrated writer Suzan-Lori Parks asks whether we can ever really change the cards we’re dealt as the brothers’ tug-of-war for dominance builds to devastating, life-changing consequences.