Mankind, a new play written and directed by Robert O’Hara at Playwrights Horizons, is a satire. The play and the species, which is Mr. O’Hara’s point. You could also say it’s a farce and a tragedy on alternate days, but let’s go along for Mr. O’Hara’s ride. Actually, his disdain does not fall on the species as a whole, but on men in particular, as the leading cause of stupidity, and moral and... Read more
Playwrights Horizons continues its 2017-2018 Off-Broadway season with the world premiere of Mankind, a new comedy written and directed by two-time Obie Award winner Robert O'Hara.
Performances take place on the Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater.
(Photos by Joan Marcus)
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Mark and Jason were keeping things casual until Jason got pregnant. But however unplanned the pregnancy was, nothing could be less expected than the chain of events it would set in motion. Robert O’Hara's audacious, hilarious allegory envisions an uncannily familiar future – one long after women have gone extinct from centuries of mistreatment – where man's capacity to f**k everything up soars to new heights.