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"Taut and absorbing... it’s damn good and the story remains crucial." —Kim Waldron, Theatrius

CAST

Lincoln             Dorian Lockett
Booth               Michael Curry

 

 

Topdog/Underdog

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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