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Contact: Matt Polk / Tom D’Ambrosio / Lauren Duffy / Emma Bird


A Play by Suzan-Lori Parks

Directed by Tony Award-winner Kenny Leon

Winner of the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Drama

Previews Begin           September 27, 2022

Opening Night            October 20, 2022

On Broadway at the Golden Theatre (252 W 45th St)

TOPDOG/UNDERDOG, a darkly comic fable of brotherly love and family identity, tells the story of two brothers, Lincoln and Booth, names given to them as a joke by their father. Haunted by the past and their obsession with the street con game, three-card monte, the brothers come to learn the true nature of their history.


Suzan-Lori Parks’ Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, TOPDOG/UNDERDOG, will return to Broadway this Fall in a 20th Anniversary Production, directed by Tony Award-winner Kenny Leon and starring Tony Award-nominee Corey Hawkins (In the Heights,The Tragedy of Macbeth) and Emmy Award-winner Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (WatchmenCandyman) as brothers Lincoln and Booth.

Suzan-Lori Parks' TOPDOG/UNDERDOG will feature scenic design by Arnulfo Maldonado, costume design by Dede Ayite, lighting design by Allen Lee Hughes, and sound design by Justin Ellington. Casting is by Erica Jensen of Calleri Jensen Davis.