Prayer for the French Republic is an ambitious new play, currently running off Broadway at New York City Center with Manhattan Theatre Club, that clocks in at a jaw-dropping three hours. And the most amazing thing about it? Those three hours just fly by.Joshua Harmon remarkably explores a century in the life of one Jewish family while folding in 1,000 years of Jewish history. And in a dramatic feat, the play does not collapse under its own weight. Instead, Prayer for the French Republic is a...
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The world premiere of Prayer for the French Republic will be staged in New York in winter 2022. Joshua Harmon's latest play will be directed by David Cromer, who recently won a Tony Award for The Band's Visit.
Performances of Prayer for the French Republic begin at New York City Center on Jan. 11, 2022, ahead of an opening night on Feb. 1, 2022.
In 1944, a Jewish couple in Paris desperately awaits news of their missing family. More than 70 years later, the couple’s great-grandchildren find themselves facing the same question as their ancestors: “Are we safe?” Following five generations of a French Jewish family, Prayer For The French Republic is a sweeping look at history, home, and the effects of an ancient hatred.
January 11th, 2022
March 27th, 2022
Opening Soon, Plays
February 27th, 2022
January 11th, 2022
New York City Center
In 1944, a Jewish couple in Paris desperately awaits news of their missing family.
Cast and creative
By: Joshua Harmon
Director: David Cromer
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Manhattan Theatre Club's world-premiere production of Prayer for the French Republic has announced its full ensemble cast. Betsy Aidem, Yair Ben-Dor, Francis Benhamou, Ari Brand, Pierre Epstein, Peyton Lusk, Molly Ranson, Nancy Robinette, Jeff Seymour, Kenneth Tigar, and Richard Topol will perform in Joshua Harmon's new play.David Cromer directs Prayer for the French Republic, which follows five generations of a French Jewish family, beginning with a couple living in Paris in 1944. That couple,...