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A Strange Loop

A Strange Loop

Book, Music, and Lyrics by Michael R. Jackson
Directed by Stephen Brackett
Choreographed by Raja Feather Kelly

Usher is a black, queer writer, working a day job he hates while writing his original musical: a piece about a black, queer writer, working a day job he hates while writing his original musical. Now playing!
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A Strange Loop
Up Next: Wives

Up Next: Wives

Written by Jaclyn Backhaus
Directed by Margot Bordelon
From the brawny castles of 16th Century France, to the rugged plains of 1960s Idaho, to the strapping fortresses of 1920s India, all hail the remarkable stories of Great Men! — and their whiny, witchy, vapid, vengeful, jealous wives. Subscribers begin booking July 9, public on sale July 30.
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Next Season

A new, exciting line-up of artists: Jaclyn Backhaus, Will Arbery, Lucas Hnath, Michael Friedman & Daniel Goldstein, Sylvia Khoury, Jeremy O. Harris.
2019/20 Season

In Memoriam: Alan Wasser

We join the theater community in mourning the loss of Alan Wasser. From 1996 to 2008, Alan was a steadfast member of our board, helping us usher in the next generation of American theater artists. He will be greatly missed by our board, staff, and the many artists whose work he supported.

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