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A Soldier's Play

Winter 2020

American Airlines Theatre℠/ Todd Haimes Theatre

A Soldier's Play

Winter 2020

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This is rated 4 out of 5 stars

, Time Out

Charles Fuller’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece finally arrives on Broadway in a “blistering and relevant” (The Hollywood Reporter) production from Tony Award® winner Kenny Leon. 

“David Alan Grier is phenomenal” (NY1) as a Black sergeant whose mysterious murder on a Louisiana Army base triggers an investigation by a fearless Captain — Blair Underwood, “electrifying” (Daily News). As tensions mount, his search for the truth adds up to a “knock-your-socks-off drama” (Variety.A SOLDIER’S PLAY is "highly entertaining, and as powerful as ever,” raves the Chicago Tribune. "You don’t want it to end.”

Running Time: 1 hour and 50 minutes, including a 15 minute intermission

A Soldier's Play Cast

Sergeant Vernon C. Waters
David Alan Grier
Captain Richard Davenport
Blair Underwood
Private First Class Melvin Peterson
Nnamdi Asomugha
Captain Charles Taylor
Jerry O'Connell
Private Louis Henson
McKinley Belcher III
Corporal Bernard Cobb
Rob Demery
Private Tony Smalls
Jared Grimes
Private James Wilkie
Billy Eugene Jones
Lieutenant Byrd
Nate Mann
Corporal Ellis
Warner Miller
Private C. J. Memphis
J. Alphonse Nicholson
Captain Wilcox
Lee Aaron Rosen
u/s Private James Wilkie, Private C.J. Memphis
Michael Andreaus
u/s Private Louis Henson, Captain Richard Davenport
Franklin Bongjio
u/s Lieutenant Byrd, Captain Wilcox
Matthew Goodrich
u/s Corporal Bernard Cobb, Corporal Ellis, Private Tony Smalls
Lorenzo Jackson
u/s Sergeant Vernon C. Waters
Howard Overshown

“I think America needs to hear the newness and the freshness of this play.”

— Kenny Leon

A Soldier's Play Creatives

Charles Fuller
Set Design
Derek McLane
Costume Design
Dede Ayite
Lighting Design
Allen Lee Hughes
Sound Design
Dan Moses Schreier
Dialect Consultant
Kate Wilson
Fight Choreographer
Thomas Schall
Production Stage Manager
lark hackshaw
Kenny Leon



Support for A Soldier’s Play is provided by The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation.

The empty house of the American Airlines Theatre with a wash of purple light over the seats, and a chandelier hangs at the top of the theatre.

Presented at

American Airlines Theatre℠/ Todd Haimes Theatre

227 West 42nd Street, New York, NY

between 7th and 8th Avenues