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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

The Chinese Room

July 13 - July 23 Nikos Stage
2016 Season

By Michael West
Directed by James Macdonald
With Carson Elrod, Sue Jean Kim, Brían F. O’Byrne, Laila Robins, Elliot Trainor

World Premiere Obie Award-winner James Macdonald directs this sci-fi comedy thriller by Irish playwright Michael West. A visionary in the field of artificial intelligence, Frank (Brían F. O’Byrne) has built a humandroid to preserve his wife Lily’s (Laila Robins) memory — because she is losing hers. But when he is ousted from the company he founded, he must race to... Read More

An American Daughter

August 3 - August 21 Main Stage
2016 Season

By Wendy Wasserstein
Directed by Evan Cabnet
With Kerry Bishe, Jason Danieley, Diane Davis, Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Roe Hartrampf, Stephen Kunken, Carson Meyer, Richard Poe, Will Pullen, Deborah Rush

When the President of the United States nominates Dr. Lyssa Dent Hughes (Diane Davis) to the position of Surgeon General, the excavation of her past triggers a scandal that threatens her confirmation. As partisan politics play out, Lyssa’s deep personal relationships and impressive career trajectory hang in the balance. Evan Cabnet directs Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winner Wendy Wasserstein’s prescient... Read More

The Rose Tattoo

June 28 - July 17 Main Stage
2016 Season

By Tennessee Williams
Directed by Trip Cullman
With Christopher Abbott, Sarah Chalfie, Leslie Fray, Katie Lee Hill, Lindsay Mendez, Darren Pettie, Portia, Will Pullen, Barbara Rosenblat, Medina Senghore, Hannah Shealy, Constance Shulman, Marisa Tomei, Nicole Villamil

Obie Award-winner Trip Cullman directs Academy Award-winner Marisa Tomei in this new production of Pulitzer Prize-winner Tennessee Williams’ intoxicating comedy, which won the Tony Award for Best Play in 1951. After retreating in grief, widow Serafina (Tomei) revives and rejoins the world when the hot-blooded trucker Alvaro (Christopher Abbott) arrives at her doorstep. Passion, gossip, music and mystery fill the... Read More

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