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REGIONAL PREMIERE DRAMA

THE HUMANS

by Stephen Karam
directed by Michael Evan Haney

January 23–February 17, 2018

 
 
 
2016 TONY AWARD FOR BEST PLAY
"BEST PLAY OF THE YEAR." —NY Times, Washington Post, NY Magazine, Chicago Tribune, Time Out NY, NPR.

Breaking with tradition, Erik Blake has brought his Pennsylvania family to celebrate Thanksgiving at his daughter's apartment in lower Manhattan. As darkness falls outside the ramshackle pre-war duplex, eerie things start to go bump in the night. Soon, family tensions reach a boiling point...and the hilarity, heart and horrors of the Blake clan are exposed.

Content advisory: This production contains mature language and content and may not be suitable for all audiences.

Approximate running time is 100 minutes with no intermission. 


CAST

Erik Blake: Tony Campisi*
Deirdre Blake: Christine Dye*
Richard Saad: Jeff Groh
Fiona "Momo" Blake: Dale Hodges*
Brigid Blake: Becca Howell
Aimee Blake: Jennifer Joplin*
 

*Cast/production member belongs to Actors' Equity Association, the union of professional actors and stage managers. This theatre operates under an agreement between Actors' Equity Association, Professional Actors, and Stage Managers in the United States. Understudies never substitute for listed players unless a specific announcement is made at the time of the performance.


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Reviews

"Powerfully honest and uncommonly rewarding." —CityBeat

"Simply a well-told story. A very powerful one...The stars have aligned with this production." —Cincinnati Enquirer

"Everything you could ask for in a play." ArtsWave Guide

"The sublime cast and spot-on design make The Humans a must-see,"." BroadwayWorld

"A subtle, meticulously composed work...currently receiving a sensitive and powerful production [at Ensemble]." Tony Dallas Theatre blog