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Contact: Matt Polk / Jeffrey Fauver / Alana Karpoff / Chaliece Dillon

PURLIE VICTORIOUS:

A NON-CONFEDERATE ROMP THROUGH THE COTTON PATCH

Written by Ossie Davis

Directed by Kenny Leon

 

Coming Summer 2023

Tony & Grammy Award winner and Academy & Emmy Award nominee Leslie Odom, Jr. will star in a new Broadway production of the classic American comedy PURLIE VICTORIOUS: A NON-CONFEDERATE ROMP THROUGH THE COTTON PATCH by the legendary Ossie Davis and directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon. This play, scheduled to begin in late summer 2023, will mark Odom’s return to Broadway after winning the Tony for his iconic performance as “Aaron Burr” in Hamilton.

 

The creative team will feature scenic design by Tony Award winner Derek McLane (Moulin Rouge, MJ), costume design by Tony Award nominee Emilio Sosa (Trouble in Mind, A Beautiful Noise) and lighting design by Adam Honoré (Ain’t No Mo’, Chicken & Biscuits).

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