The production, directed by Tony Award nominee
Kenny Leon, began performances March 8 for a 14-week limited engagement through June 15.
Washington, who won the 2010 Tony Award for his performance in August Wilson's
Fences, stars as Walter Lee Younger opposite film, television and stage actress Jackson as Lena Younger. The production also stars Academy Award nominee Sophie Okonedo ("Hotel Rwanda," Broadway debut) as Ruth Younger, Tony Award winner
Anika Noni Rose (
Caroline, or Change) as Beneatha Younger,
Stephen Tyrone Williams (
Lucky Guy) as Joseph Asagai,
Jason Dirden (
Fences) as George Murchison, Tony Award nominee
Stephen McKinley Henderson (
Fences) as Bobo,
David Cromer (director and star of
Our Town, director of
The House of Blue Leaves) as Karl Lindner and 13-year-old
Bryce Clyde Jenkins (Broadway debut, "The To-Do List," "Easy A") as Travis Younger.
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