Male bonding rituals, dance moves, and deep thoughts…
It’s Christmas Eve, and Ed has invited his three grown sons back home for pranks, Chinese takeout, and gossip. In between the male bonding rituals, dance moves, and deep thoughts about money, work, and ambition, we just might find out what makes these men tick… or maybe not? Don’t miss this alternately hilarious and thought-provoking satire by Young Jean Lee, the first Asian-American woman to have a play produced on Broadway (Straight White Men in 2018.)
Young Jean Lee has been hailed as “one of the best experimental playwrights in America” by Time Out New York.
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FROM THE REHEARSAL ROOM
Richard Kline on being the patriarch in “Straight White Men.”
The boys of “Straight White Men” sit down for a chat
Choreographing ”Straight White Men” with Ali Solomon
PRESS ABOUT STRAIGHT WHITE MEN ON BROADWAY
…[Playwright Young Jean] Lee is, in fact, one of our boldest living playwrights, one I rank with Wallace Shawn, Suzan-Lori Parks and Tony Kushner…the thinking drills deep and the writing is superbly executed…thrillingly great."New York Observer
…nuanced, curious, and compassionate…Lee's sense of mischief and her expert control of tension are still at play-but it is, in its bones, gentle."New York Magazine
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All rehearsal photos by Stephen Emerick.
…might sound like a frat-tastic comedy in the vein of The Hangover, but it's actually a powerful social commentary…"Entertainment Weekly
…great fun…"The Hollywood Reporter
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THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS
Production sponsorship for Straight White Men is provided by Athena & Daniel Adamson, Paige & Jodi Couture, Joyce Hergenhan, Mary Ellen & Jim Marpe, and Alison & Mark Smith.
Corporate Production Partner for Straight White Men is provided by Parker Ear, Nose & Throat.
Media Sponsorship for the 2022 season is generously provided by Moffly Media and WSHU Public Radio.
Please note: This show contains strong language and mature themes.
directed by MARK LAMOS