The Pulitzer Prize winning Topdog/Underdog is one of the most exciting new plays to have come to Broadway in a long while. Orphaned brothers Lincoln and Booth (Cain and Abel would have been too obvious) share a one-room apartment and a fateful game of three-card-monte.
Closing Date: August 11, 2002
Gifted playwright Suzan-Lori Parks has written her most accessible play, and New York Shakespeare Fesival Artistic Director George C. Wolfe has directed stage and screen veteran Jeffrey Wright and rap artist Mos Def (making his Broadway debut) to near perfection.
This is a rare event - a drama of 'big ideas' that entertains like a comedy before delivering its knockout punch.