New York Theatre Workshop has now announced complete casting for the upcoming production of runboyrun & In Old Age, which is set to play a limited engagement from September 4 through October 13, 2019, with an official opening on September 23. The production consists of a pairing of plays from Mfoniso Udofia's powerful, nine-part saga, The Ufot Cycle, performed together as an evening of work. runboyrun is directed by Loretta Greco and In Old Age is directed by Awoye Timpo.
It is January 10, 2012 and we are in Worcester Massachusetts, USA. It is very cold. It is January 10, 1968 and we are in the Republic of Biafra. It is very hot. runboyrun (directed by Loretta Greco) physically takes place in 2012 Massachusetts, but emotionally Disciple Ufot (Chiké Johnson) remains in Nigeria due to the traumas he has witnessed and experienced during the civil war raging... Read more