Written by Dael Orlandersmith
Directed by Chay Yew

“Ferociously determined”

September 29 - October 28, 2012 in Goodman's Owen Theatre

1 hour 20 minutes with no intermission

Black n Blue Boys

In an arresting one-woman show, Pulitzer Prize finalist Dael Orlandersmith seamlessly transforms into five unforgettable male characters whose outward dissimilarities belie their inescapable link: a traumatic past plagued by a cycle of violence and abuse.

A World Premiere & Goodman Theatre Commission

Taking us from Coney Island to Manchester, England, and back, Ms. Orlandersmith brings to life a series of harrowing stories that weave together each character’s friends, family, lovers and counselors into an explosive narrative that uncovers the darkest corners of humanity—and shatters our notions about predators and their victims. At once powerful and heartbreakingly poetic, Black n Blue Boys/Broken Men will leave you breathless.

A co-production with Berkeley Repertory Theatre

Intended for mature audiences.


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