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Slave Play Tickets

John Golden Theatre

Jeremy O. Harris’ acclaimed work sheds light on race, gender and equality.

This show is closed.

Performances ended on Jan. 19, 2020.

John Golden Theatre

252 West 45th Street
New York, NY 10036

Previews Sep 10, 2019
Opening Oct 6, 2019
Closing Jan 19, 2020
2 hours, with no intermission.
Recommended for ages 17 and up.
Content Advisory
Contains nudity, sexual content, simulated sexual violence, and racially violent language.
Late Seating
Latecomers are seated at the discretion of management.


The Old South lives on at the MacGregor Plantation — in the breeze, in the cotton fields...and in the crack of the whip. Nothing is as it seems, and yet everything is as it seems. Slave Play rips apart history to shed new light on the nexus of race, gender, and sexuality in 21st-century America.

Know Before You Go

It stunned audiences with a sold-out run at New York Theatre Workshop. Now, Slave Play is coming to Broadway. Written by Jeremy O. Harris, “one of the most promising playwrights of his generation” (Vogue), this “dazzling mix of satire and psychodrama” (The New York Times) is directed by two-time NAACP and OBIE Award winner Robert O’Hara.

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