Monthly Archives: February 2015

Soho Rep.’s AN OCTOROON is a New York Times Critic’s Pick!

Written on February 27, 2015 at 5:24 pm, by

Ben Brantley has named Soho Rep.’s An Octoroon as a New York Times Critic’s Pick, and says it is “hilarious and harrowing…May turn out to be this decade’s most eloquent theatrical statement on race in America today.” Click here to read the review.

The Leonard Lopate Show interview with Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and actors of Soho Rep.’s AN OCTOROON

Written on February 25, 2015 at 2:06 pm, by

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and the actors of Soho Rep,’s AN OCTOROON, Austin Smith and Haynes Thigpen, appeared on WNYC’s Leonard Lopate Show on February 24, to discuss the new production. Listen to the interview here:


Written on February 18, 2015 at 4:45 pm, by

NPR’s Jeff Lunden takes an in-depth look at our production of Soho Rep.’s AN OCTOROON. Hear interviews with playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, director Sarah Benson, and chief New York Times theatre critic Ben Brantley, plus excerpts from rehearsal.