"Taut and absorbing... it’s damn good and the story remains crucial." —Kim Waldron, Theatrius
Lincoln Dorian Lockett
Booth Michael Curry
May 18–June 10, 2018
by Suzan-Lori Parks
directed by Kimberly Ridgeway
Brothers Lincoln and Booth are barely scraping by in urban America: the former works as a Lincoln impersonator, the latter deals three-card Monte. As each brother begins to make his own play for independence, the stakes between the siblings rise, paving the way for a collision of ambition and ego.
Suzan-Lori Parks' Pultizer Prize-winning drama explores the complexities of brotherhood, masculinity, rivalry, and power—and the uncertain spaces that lie between love and hate, luck and skill, victor and victim.
When the players have nothing to lose and everything to gain, who comes out on top?
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