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Ruben Santiago-Hudson stars in and directs the Broadway premiere of his solo play.

This show is closed.

Performances ended on Nov. 12, 2021.

About the Show

90 minutes (no intermission).
Recommended for ages 12 and up.
Latecomers are seated at the discretion of management.
Previews: Sep 14, 2021 • Opening: Oct 7, 2021 • Closing: Nov 12, 2021


Ruben Santiago-Hudson's solo play celebrates the strong, big-hearted woman who raised him: Miss Rachel. In a 1950s boarding house outside Buffalo, Nanny, as she was affectionately called, opened her doors to anyone and everyone in need of kindness, hope, compassion and care.

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Know Before You Go

Lackawanna Blues features original music by Bill Sims Jr., performed by Grammy Award-nominated blues guitarist Junior Mack.


Samuel J Friedman Theatre
261 West 47th Street
New York, NY 10036
Hearing Assistance
Assisted Listening Devices are available free of charge at the podium in the corridor just outside the entrance to the Orchestra.
Wheelchair Access
Wheelchair accessible seating may be purchased by phone, in person and online.
Elevators and Escalators
An elevator, located at the right of the box office lobby, provides easy access to all levels of the theater.
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