Father Comes Home From the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3) Tickets

Pulitzer Prize winner and The Public’s Master Writer Chair Suzan-Lori Parks (Topdog/Underdog, The Book of Grace) continues her longstanding relationship with The Public Theater with FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (PARTS 1, 2 & 3), a devastatingly beautiful, dramatic work set over the course of the Civil War.

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About Father Comes Home From the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3) - Off Broadway

Show Info

Closed
Dec 7, 2014

Summary

Jo Bonney (Small Engine Repair, By the Way, Meet Vera Stark) directs this moving and haunting drama comprised of three plays presented in a single performance by Pulitzer Prize winner and The Public's Master Writer Chair Suzan-Lori Parks (Topdog/Underdog, The Book of Grace).

Part 1: “A Measure of the Man”
Hero, a slave who is accustomed to his master’s lies, must now decide whether to join him on the Confederate battlefield in exchange for a promise of freedom.

Part 2: "A Battle in the Wilderness"
Hero and the Colonel lead a captured Union soldier toward the Confederate lines as the cannons approach.

Part 3: “The Union of My Confederate Parts"
The loved ones Hero left behind question whether to escape or wait for his return - only to discover that for Hero, freedom may have come at a great spiritual cost.

Venue

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425 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10003

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