The Homecoming Queen

Atlantic Theater Company continues its 2017-2018 Off-Broadway season with Ngozi Anyanwu's The Homecoming Queen.

(Photos by Ahron R. Foster)

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Running time: 
1hr 45mins (no intermission)
Categories: 
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About The Homecoming Queen:

A bestselling novelist returns to Nigeria to care for her ailing father, but before she can bury him, she must relearn the traditions she's long forgotten. Having been absent for over a decade, she must collide with her culture, traumatic past, painful regrets, and the deep, deep love she thought she could never have.

By:
Ngozi Anyanwu
Producer:
Atlantic Theater Company
Director:
Awoye Timpo
Lighting:
Oona Curley
Sound:
Amatus Karim-Ali
Design:
Yu-Hsuan Chen
Costume:
Ntokozo Fuzunina Kunene
Cast list:
Oberon K.A. Adjepong (as Papa), Segun Akande (as Obina), Mirirai Sithole (as Beatrice), and Mfoniso Udofia (as Kelechi), with Ebbe Bassey, Vinie Burrows, Patrice Johnson, and Zenzi Williams
Other info:
Movement Direction by Hope Boykin, Music Direction by Nolufefe Mtshabe, and Dialect Coaching by Ebbe Bassey
The Homecoming Queen Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
January 10, 2018
Opening date: 
January 22, 2018
Closes: 
February 18, 2018
MatineeEvening
Monday--
Tuesday-7:30pm
Wednesday2:30pm7:30pm
Thursday-7:30pm
Friday-7:30pm
Saturday2:30pm7:30pm
Sunday2:30pm-

Performance schedules for all shows are subject to change.

Atlantic Theater Company - Atlantic Stage 2

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Nearest subway station:
14th Street / 8th Avenue station

Our The Homecoming Queen Review

“I believe every sad story begins with a celebration.” This is the opening line of the fictitious best-selling book authored by a Nigerian woman named Kalechi who inhabits the title role in The Homecoming Queen. It is modern-day Nigeria and Kalechi (Mfoniso Udofia) is coming home. And she is the Queen of Homecoming for more reasons than those that meet the eye. She was sent to America 15 years... Read more