Wednesday, September 18, 2019


(Eric Grode’s article appeared in The New York Times, 9/11; via Pam Green.) It often seems like safety first on Broadway, but the commercial stage has historically been home to shows that …

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SLAVE PLAY Launches Digital Lottery Today

Starting today, a limited number of $29 tickets will be sold to winners of the digital lottery powered by Shubert Ticketing through the Telecharge Digital Lottery platform, which provides …

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

BWW Readers Sound Off About the Use of Cell Phones In The Theatre

We asked, and you answered! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, discussion has been stirring about the use of cell phones in the theatre after Slave Play's playwright, Jeremy O. Harris, …

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Monday, September 16, 2019

Race, Rihanna, And Box Office Drama: SLAVE PLAY Is Heating Up Broadway by Lee Seymour

Broadway's most controversial show has all the makings of a disruptive hit, garnering flak and praise from all corners of the industry.

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Broadway Takes $29M As Fall Creeps In; ‘Slave Play’, Mary-Louise Parker, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hip Hop Improv Arrive by Greg Evans

A raft of newcomers and previewers on Broadway’s box office roster kept the industry tally afloat last week, with a total of 29 productions reporting a combined weekly gross of $29,092,571…

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Broadway Grosses: Jeremy O. Harris' Daring Slave Play Is Off to a Strong Start by

Jeremy O. Harris' acclaimed debut work Slave Play began previews of its Broadway transfer this past week, posting substantial box office figures in its limited amount of starter performance…

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Broadway Playwrights Sound Off On Cell Phone Use At The Theatre

Social media discourse surrounding the playwright of SLAVE PLAY, Jeremy O. Harris broke out on Twitter after he shared on social media that the production held the curtain briefly for pop-s…

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Sunday, September 15, 2019

Slave Play: the Broadway show sparking an intense debate on race by Miranda Bryant

The drama tackling race, sex and slavery by the youngest black male playwright on Broadway is seeing queues and grabbing the attention of theater’s biggest names Slave Play does not offic…

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Thursday, September 12, 2019

There Is No Comfort Zone in Jeremy O. Harris' Slave Play by Beth Stevens

Editor's Note: All week, is highlighting the hottest shows of the fall season on Broadway. Be sure to check back every day for more original photo and video features!   Jer…

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‘Slave Play’ may be provocative, but it sure isn’t selling tickets by Michael Riedel

The New York Times has a new darling: Jeremy O. Harris, whose “Slave Play” began previews Tuesday at the Golden Theatre after last year’s sold-out run at New York Theatre Workshop. The…

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This Off-Broadway Play Was So Fraught, It Hired Post-Show Counselors For The Audience. Now It’s Headed To Broadway — Can Broadway Handle It? by Artsjournal1

Jeremy O. Harris’s Slave Play “often funny and pervasively unsettling, examines that lingering wound [of American slavery] through the frustrated sex lives, and taboo sexual fantasies, o…

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Is Broadway Ready for ‘Slave Play’? by Michael Paulson

Risky? For sure. Triggering? Possibly. A must-see? Audiences are about to decide.

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

An Introduction To Each of the Characters in Broadway's Powerful & Daring New Drama Slave Play

Get a brief introduction to each of the characters in Broadway's Slave Play.

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SLAVE PLAY Announces In-Person Rush

Preview performances begin tonight for Slave Play. As part of the Slave Play's ongoing commitment to affordable ticket accessibility, the show will offer an in-person rush policy.

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Jeremy O. Harris' Slave Play Arrives on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

On the heels of an acclaimed 2018 world premiere staging at New York Theatre Workshop, Jeremy O. Harris' acclaimed debut work Slave Play begins its Broadway run on September 10. Robert O'H…

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Wake Up With BWW 9/10: SLAVE PLAY and THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM Begin Previews, and More!

Today's top stories: Slave Play and The Height of the Storm begin previews tonight, and more!

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Slave Play Begins on Broadway September 10 by Olivia Clement

The new play by Jeremy O. Harris, helmed by Robert O'Hara, begins previews following its hit Off-Broadway run last season.

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Monday, September 9, 2019

The Fall Season Begins: Broadway Picks. #Stageworthy News of the Week by New York Theater

The 2019-2020 Broadway season has begun, with the first Fall Broadway opening  of 15  scheduled from September through December,  and the first of the Fall previews, some covering the wa…

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Sunday, September 8, 2019

Fall for Five Fantastic New Shows! Must-Do Events for the Week of September 9 to 15 by Kathy Henderson

Though it’s still officially summer, the fall theater season is already in full swing, with four Broadway shows starting previews this week, plus a killer—literally—new off-Broadway mu…

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Friday, September 6, 2019

Paul Alexander Nolan, Joaquina Kalukango & More Talk Starring in Jeremy O. Harris' Slave Play by

Slave Play stars Paul Alexander Nolan, Joaquina Kalukango and more discuss bringing Jeremy O. Harris' acclaimed work to Broadway.

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On Top of the World! See Slave Play Scribe Jeremy O. Harris & More Strike a Pose Ahead of Broadway Bow by Lindsey Sullivan

After a sold-out run off-Broadway at New York Theatre Workshop, Jeremy O. Harris' Slave Play is gearing up to bow on Broadway. The story takes place on the MacGregor Plantation, where fear a…

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Jeremy O. Harris and the Cast of Slave Play Reveal What to Expect From the Play on Broadway by Roberto Araujo

The new drama, which played a sold-out, extended run Off-Broadway, moves into the Golden Theatre.

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Thursday, September 5, 2019


After an acclaimed run at New York Theatre Workshop, Jeremy O. Harris’ Slave Play  begins previews on Tuesday at the John Golden Theatre. I spoke to lead producer Greg Nobile of Seaview …

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Broadway’s Slave Play Meets the Press by Marc J. Franklin

After a sold-out extended run Off-Broadway, Jeremy O. Harris' drama will begin performances at the John Golden Theatre September 10.

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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Jukebox Heroes and Experimental Icons Star in the Best Fall Theater Shows by David Cote

From the Broadway run of Jeremy O. Harris’ 'Slave Play' to a musical set to Alanis Morissette songs, here's what you should be getting tickets for this fall.

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

3 Must-See Shows During NYC Broadway Week by Matthew Wexler

NYC Broadway Week returns with 2-for-1 tickets. But what should be on your must-see list? We recommend "Frozen," "Slave Play," and "Oklahoma!". The post 3 Must-See Shows During NYC Broadway…

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Learn About Jeremy O. Harris' Acclaimed Work Slave Play by

Slave Play follows the lives of six people living on the MacGregor Plantation, where fear and desire intertwine in the shadow of the Master’s House.

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