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Suzan-Lori Parks' Pulitzer Prize-winning play returns to Broadway.

This show is closed.

Performances ended on Jan. 15, 2023.

About the Show

2 hours and 20 minutes, with one intermission.
Recommended for ages 12 and up. Children under the age of 4 are not permitted.
Contains adult language and use of gun.
Previews: Sep 27, 2022 • Opening: Oct 20, 2022 • Closing: Jan 15, 2023


Topdog/Underdog is a darkly comic fable of brotherly love and family identity, tells the story of two brothers, Lincoln and Booth, names given to them as a joke by their father. Haunted by the past and their obsession with the street con game, three-card monte, the brothers come to learn the true nature of their history.

Broadway Plays

"Shattering. Ferociously of the moment."

The Washington Post

Peter Marks

"It's a theatrical event that demands to be seen here and now."


Naveen Kumar


John Golden Theatre
252 West 45th Street
New York, NY 10036
Seat Map
Hearing Assistance
Reservations not necessary for assisted listening devices, but can be made by calling Sound Associates at 212.582.7678.
Wheelchair Access
Four ADA Compliant seats with companion seating, transfer options are available.
Elevators and Escalators
This theater does not have elevators or escalators.
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