The Wolves

Lincoln Center Theater presents the Obie and Drama Desk Award-winning production of The Wolves, written by Sarah DeLappe and directed by Lila Neugebauer, at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater.

The original Playwrights Realm production of The Wolves premiered at The Duke on 42nd Street in August 2016, earning rave reviews, and secured a return engagement from November 2016. The play was a 2017 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and picked up a special Drama Desk Award for its acting ensemble, as well as an Obie Ensemble Award shared by director Lila Neugebauer and the actors. It also was nominated in the category of "Best Play" at the Lucille Lortel and Drama League Awards.

(Photos by Julieta Cervantes)

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Running time: 
1hr 30mins (no intermission)
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About The Wolves:

Left quad. Right quad. Lunge. A girls indoor soccer team warms up. From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, the team navigates big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of adolescent warriors. The Wolves is a portrait of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score some goals.

Sarah DeLappe
Lincoln Center Theater
Lila Neugebauer
Lap Chi Chu
Stowe Nelson
Laura Jellinek
Ásta Bennie Hostetter
Cast list:
Mia Barron, Brenna Coates, Jenna Dioguardi, Samia Finnerty, Midori Francis, Lizzy Jutila, Sarah Mezzanotte, Tedra Millan, and Susannah Perkins
The Wolves Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
November 1, 2017
Opening date: 
November 20, 2017
January 7, 2018

Performance schedules for all shows are subject to change.

Lincoln Center Theater - Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater

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

Our The Wolves Review

There is something both delicious and humbling about this splendid production of Sarah DeLappe's The Wolves at Lincoln Center. The Playwrights Realm has nurtured this play into a delicate yet blunt portrait of young women who are learning the game of relationships - and doing it on their own. And it has landed with a glorious explosion at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater.