Good Grief

Good Grief

Good Grief has now closed.

Vineyard Theatre kicked off its 2018-2019 season with the New York premiere of Good Grief, written by Ngozi Anyanwu and directed by Awoye Timpo.

Good Grief is presented in association with Audible.

(Photos by Carol Rosegg)

This show has now closed. See our list of theatre tickets for shows currently on sale.

Running time: 
1hr 30mins (no intermission)
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About Good Grief:

Nkechi was a good Nigerian-American girl. She did everything right. Went to med school. Made plans. Then life happened. And plans changed. A first-generation coming-of-age journey of love, loss, and growing into adulthood, Good Grief follows Nkechi as she navigates Pennsylvania’s suburbs alongside her childhood crush, her would-be-philosopher brother, and her immigrant parents.

Ngozi Anyanwu
Vineyard Theatre in association with Audible
Awoye Timpo
Oona Curley
Daniel Kluger
Jason Ardizzone-West
Andy Jean
Cast list:
Oberon K.A. Adjepong (as Papa), Ngozi Anyanwu (as Nkechi), Nnamdi Asomugha (as Bro), Patrice Johnson Chevannes (as NeNe), Hunter Parrish (as JD), Ian Quinlan (as MJ), and Lisa Ramirez (as MJ's Mom / Neighbor)
Other info:
Fight Direction by David Anzuelo
Good Grief Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
October 11, 2018
Opening date: 
October 30, 2018
November 18, 2018

Vineyard Theatre

108 East 15th Street, New York, NY 10003
Nearest subway station:
14th Street - Union Square Station

Our Good Grief Review

Flashlights shine through holes in the metal walls of the ever-shifting, double-leveled set, creating stars reflected throughout the audience and the theater. Just as Artemis was forever in search of a way to commemorate Orion, so is Nkechi searching for the words to describe her recently lost companion in Good Grief by Ngozi Anyanwu and directed by Awoye Timpo, playing at the Vineyard Theatre... Read more