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Wedding Band Review: The New York Times Critic’s Pick

“A blazing, upsetting, necessary work for today…A searing look at miscegenation…Not seen in a major New York production since its premiere in 1972…the revival — in a Theatre for a New Audience production directed by Awoye Timpo — makes the case that the 50-year wait was far too long.” Read more from The New York…Read More »

Wedding Band Review: ★★★★ Time Out

“As powerful and real as anything you will see this season.” Read more from Time Out here. Wedding Band is now playing through May 15.

Wedding Band Review: New York Magazine

“An elegant production…a masterpiece…Alice Childress cuts deep with Wedding Band, exposing anti-Blackness down at the American bone.” Read more from New York Magazine here. Wedding Band is now playing through May 15.

Wedding Band “The Rediscovery of a Lost Black Playwright” – New Yorker

“The playwright Alice Childress, who lived from 1916 to 1994, never saw her work produced on Broadway. Unlike some of her Black contemporaries—Lorraine Hansberry, August Wilson—she wasn’t canonized or widely taught. In her later years, “she felt like she had been forgotten,” the dramaturge Arminda Thomas said the other day. Lately, though, Childress has been…Read More »

Wedding Band Review: The Wrap

“Awoye Timpo directs this superb production of Wedding Band …A Cinemascope production for this simultaneously intimate and sprawling story. Jason Ardizzone-West’s set uses every inch of the theater and even a few we didn’t know about until he and Timpo reveal them to us in a thrilling conclusion. Read more from The Wrap Click here to…Read More »

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