Read our four-star review of Plays for the Plague Year, the theatrical concert by Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks at The Public Theater through April 30.
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On March 13, 2020, as theaters shut their doors and so many of us went into lockdown, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and The Public’s Writer-in-Residence Suzan-Lori Parks picked up her pen and set out to write a play every day. What emerged is a breathtaking chronicle of our collective experience throughout the troubling days and nights that followed. Performing in the intimate Joe’s Pub, PLAYS FOR THE PLAGUE YEAR is at once a personal story of one family's daily lives, as well as a sweeping account of all we faced as a city, a nation, and a global community. Working in collaboration with Niegel Smith as director, Parks' groundbreaking new work is brimming with humanity, bears witness to what we’ve experienced, and offers inspiration as we look ahead.
Photo credit: Suzan-Lori Parks by Stephanie Diani
Cast and creative
By: Suzan-Lori Parks
Producer: The Public Theater
Director: Niegel Smith
Cast list: Suzan-Lori Parks (as The Writer), Edward Astor Chin, Leland Fowler, Danyel Fulton, Greg Keller, Orville Mendoza, Lauren Molina, Martín Solá, Rona Figueroa, Joe Osheroff, Danea Osseni, Nathan M. Ramsey
Lighting: Ania Washington
Sound: Dan Moses Schrier
Costume: Montana Levi Blanco
Other info: Projection design by Peter Nigrini