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Yale Rep presents NATIVE SON
YALE REPERTORY THEATRE PRESENTS NATIVE SON BY NAMBI E. KELLEY
ADAPTED FROM THE NOVEL BY RICHARD WRIGHT
DIRECTED BY SERET SCOTT

NOVEMBER 24–DECEMBER 16

Yale Repertory Theatre (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents NATIVE SON, the critically acclaimed new play by Nambi E. Kelley adapted from the iconic American novel by Richard Wright, directed by Seret Scott, November 24–December 16 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). Opening Night is Thursday, November 30.

The cast of NATIVE SON includes Jason Bowen, Jasai Chase-Owens, Rosalyn Coleman, Jessica Frances Dukes, Joby Earle, Jerod Haynes, Louisa Jacobson, Michael Pemberton, and Carmen Roman.

The production features scenic design by Ryan Emens, costumes by Katie Touart, lighting by Stephen Strawbridge, sound by Frederick Kennedy, dramaturgy by Molly FitzMaurice, technical direction by Jen Seleznow, vocal coaching by Ron Carlos, fight direction by Rick Sordelet, casting by Tara Rubin Casting, and stage management by Caitlin O’Rourke.

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Westport Country Playhouse announces its 2018 season
Flyin’ West, playing May 29 – June 16,
A Flea in Her Ear, playing July 10 – 28.
The Understudy, playing August 14 – September 1.
Man of La Mancha, playing September 25 – October 13.
Thousand Pines, playing October 30 – November 17.
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