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Loosely based on the real-life experiences of Jack Johnson, the first African-American heavyweight world champion, The Royale tells, in six rounds, the fictional story of Jay “The Sport” Johnson, a charismatic Negro Heavyweight Champion. It’s 1905 and as Johnson faces his opponents—and confronts his demons—he exposes the troublesome events in his life that have propelled him into the ring with a burning desire to become the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world.

This show is closed.

Performances ended on May. 1, 2016.

About the Show

Previews: Feb 11, 2016 • Opening: Mar 7, 2016 • Closing: May 1, 2016

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Loosely based on the real-life experiences of Jack Johnson, the first African-American heavyweight world champion, The Royale tells, in six rounds, the fictional story of Jay “The Sport” Johnson, a charismatic Negro Heavyweight Champion. It’s 1905 and as Johnson faces his opponents—and confronts his demons—he exposes the troublesome events in his life that have propelled him into the ring with a burning desire to become the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world.

Off-Broadway Plays

Venue

Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater
150 West 65th Street
New York, NY 10023
Hearing Assistance
Assistive listening devices are available at the concessions bars.
Wheelchair Access
Accessible via elevator and entrance is behind Row H, which is the only row accessible to wheelchairs.
Elevators and Escalators
There is an elevator that services all levels of the theater.
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