Pulitzer Prize Finalist and 2015 Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama
“EXTRAORDINARY! Suzan-Lori Park’s new play swoops, leaps, dives and soars…reimagining a turbulent turning point in American history through a cockeyed contemporary lens…” – The New York Times
“Thrilling! A Masterpiece!” – New York Magazine
“Provocative, rich and irreverently funny.” – New York Post
A modern play set against the backdrop of the Civil War, Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks writes a provocative and thrilling tale about a slave who must earn his freedom by fighting for the Confederacy. Using music, poetry and contemporary slang, Father Comes Home from the Warsinvites us to decide who we are in a country that both rips us apart and brings us together.
The running time of this production is 2 hours 20 minutes with a 15 minute intermission.
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