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Father Comes Home from the Wars, Parts I, II & III

by Suzan-Lori Parks
Directed by Liz Diamond
A co-production with Yale Repertory Theater

 

April 25–May 20, 2018
A.C.T.’s Geary Theater
415 Geary Street, San Francisco


Running Time: TBC

“Extraordinary . . . epic . . . endlessly stimulating!”
The New York Times

Thrilling . . . a masterpiece
New York Magazine


From Pulitzer Prize–winner Suzan-Lori Parks (Topdog/Underdog) comes an explosively powerful and lyrical new play set against the backdrop of the American Civil War. In this epic take on the Odyssey, Southern slave Hero faces a terrible choice: to earn his freedom by fighting for the Confederacy alongside his master, or to stay home with the woman and family he loves but remain a slave. This poignant and musical-infused journey mixes contemporary wit, folk ballads, and classical traditions to tell a timeless story of freedom, heroism, and belonging. By turns comic and heartbreaking, Father Comes Home from the Wars is a mythic journey through the American soul from one of our most accomplished contemporary playwrights.


 

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405 Geary Street
San Francisco, CA


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Sat–Sun 10 a.m.–4 p.m. or curtain*


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