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A Human Being, of a Sort

June 26 - July 7 Nikos Stage
2019 Season

WORLD PREMIERE
By Jonathan Payne
Directed by Whitney White
With André Braugher, Sullivan Jones, Matthew Saldivar, Keith Randolph Smith, Jeorge Bennett Watson, Frank WoodAntonio Michael Woodard

It's 1906, and at the Bronx Zoological Park, an African-American convict named “Smokey” (Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner André Braugher) is guarding the zoo’s most sensational exhibit: Ota Benga (Antonio Michael Woodard), a Congolese pygmy. As the public’s fascination intensifies and protestors call for Ota’s release, Smokey must grapple with the fact that his own freedom depends on another... Read More

2017 . . . THAT’S A WRAP!

A LETTER FROM THE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Season

Throughout 2017, WTF continued its traditions of developing and producing artistically vibrant and culturally resonant plays and musicals, incubating the next generation of great theatre artists, and connecting broad and diverse audiences with its work.  This past summer, over just 55 days at the Festival, we produced more than 170 performances of 35 shows, readings, and special events as well... Read More

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