A Florida police station in the middle of the night. Two parents searching for answers. Kerry Washington (“Scandal”) returns to the Broadway stage alongside Steven Pasquale ("Junk") in this unflinching new drama.
Marking the Broadway debut of playwright Christopher Demos-Brown and directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon ("A Raisin in the Sun," "Fences"), "American Son" offers a look at who we are as a nation, and how we deal with family relationships, love, loss, and identity.
See it if You enjoy timely relevant topical plays that present a slice of realism. You'll leave the theatre stunned and wanting to discuss it a lot!
Don't see it if You don't like plays that are controversial and only see pure entertainment.
See it if You care about injustice, inequality and indifference in our society, including confronting the biased thoughts of your own garden variety.
Don't see it if You are looking for a theater experience of light, levity and laughter.
See it if You enjoy a play that's timely, has shining moments, and that has a very good cast.
Don't see it if You want a perfect play. There are some confusing and disjointed moments, but not enough to overshadow the value of seeing the play.
See it if Timely excellently acted Kerry Washington gives a stellar performance. The cast gives a true and realistic view a today's biracial family's
Don't see it if No run don't walk to see this play. It a play for today's age and today's family.
See it if You'd like to be experiencing 90 minutes of incredibly compelling, beautifully heartbreaking storytelling. Fantastic writing/acting/staging
Don't see it if You're not one for chillingly relevant and impactful artistry and discussions that will sit with you for days to come