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Tony winner Leslie Odom Jr. returns to Broadway in a new production of Ossie Davis' classic comedy.

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Performances ended on Feb. 4, 2024.

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About Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch on Broadway

1 hour and 40 minutes with no intermission.
Recommended for ages 12 and up. Children under 4 will not be permitted.
Previews: Sep 7, 2023 • Opening: Sep 27, 2023 • Closing: Feb 4, 2024
Broadway Plays Classics Stars on Stage Comedy
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Purlie Victorious is set in an era when Jim Crow laws still were in effect in the American South and focuses on the traveling preacher Purlie Victorious Judson, who returns to his small Georgia town hoping to save the community's church and emancipate the cotton pickers who work on an oppressive plantation. 


A collection of our favorite reviews from professional news sources.

"An uncompromising, joyous affair, broad in comedy and spirit!"

Time Out New York

Adam Feldman

"A blazing and hilarious revival."

The New York Times

Jesse Green

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Purlie Victorious Judson
Gitlow Judson
Charlie Cotchipee
Ol' Cap'n Cotchipee
Lutiebelle Gussie Mae Jenkins


Written by
Ossie Davis
Kenny Leon
Set Designer
Derek McLane
Costume Designer
Emilio Sosa
Lighting Designer
Adam Honoré
Sound Designer
Peter Fitzgerald
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