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The O’Mallerys have gathered in their local park to share some barbecue and straight talk with their sister Barbara, whose spiral of drugs and recklessness has forced her siblings to stage an open-air intervention.

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About Barbecue - Off Broadway

Show Info

Running Time
2 hours (with 1 intermission)
Opened
Sep 22, 2015
Closed
Nov 1, 2015

Summary

“Audacious, fearless” (New York Times) playwright Robert O’Hara (Bootycandy) returns to The Public with a provocative, hilarious and shatteringly honest new take on good old family drama.

The O’Mallerys have gathered in their local park to share some barbecue and straight talk with their sister Barbara, whose spiral of drugs and recklessness has forced her siblings to stage an open-air intervention. But the event becomes raucous and unpredictable as familial stereotypes collide with hard realities, and racial politics slam up against the stories we tell—and maybe even believe—about who we were and who we've become.

Kent Gash (Miss Evers' Boys) directs this wildly inventive new play that proves family can be a bigger vice than any other addiction.

Venue

Public Theater - Newman Theater photo

Public Theater - Newman Theater

425 Lafayette Street
New York, NY
(212) 539-8500