The Rolling Stone

Lincoln Center Theater presents the American premiere of The Rolling Stone, written by Chris Urch and directed by Saheem Ali.

The Rolling Stone originally premiered at Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre in the UK, before heading to London's Orange Tree Theatre to make its off-West End debut.

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Running time: 
1hr 55mins (including 1 intermission)
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About The Rolling Stone:

Set in Uganda, a country subjected to severe anti-homosexuality laws, The Rolling Stone, is an intimate yet explosive family drama about two brothers at odds - one a gay man in a clandestine relationship, and the other a church pastor who fervently rails against the lifestyle his brother is forced to conceal.

Chris Urch
Lincoln Center Theater
Saheem Ali
Japhy Weideman
Justin Ellington
Arnulfo Maldonado
Dede Ayite
Cast list:
Ato Blankson-Wood (as Dembe), Latoya Edwards (as Wummie), Robert Gilbert (as Sam), Myra Lucretia Taylor (as Mama), Adenike Thomas (as Naome), and James Udom (as Joe)
The Rolling Stone Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
June 20, 2019
Opening date: 
July 15, 2019
August 25, 2019

Performance schedules for all shows are subject to change.

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Lincoln Center Theater - Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater

150 West 65th Street, New York, NY 10023
Nearest subway station:
66th Street - Lincoln Center station

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Ato Blankson-Wood
Lincoln Center Theater presents The Rolling Stone, starring Ato Blankson-Wood
March 5, 2019

Lincoln Center Theater will present the American premiere of The Rolling Stone, written by Chris Urch and directed by Saheem Ali, which is scheduled to begin previews off-Broadway at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater on June 20, 2019, ahead of an official opening on July 15 and a limited engagement through to August 25, 2019.

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