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The Verdict What Do Critics Think of Pipeline at Lincoln Center Theater? Acclaimed playwright Dominique Morisseau returns Off-Broadway with a new drama starring Karen Pittman and Namir Smallwood.
Namir Smallwood and Karen Pittman
Namir Smallwood and Karen Pittman Jeremy Daniel

Lincoln Center Theater celebrated the official opening of Dominique Morisseau’s Pipeline, a new drama that looks at inequalities in the education system through the lens of an inner-city public high school teacher and her only son, July 10. Karen Pittman and Namir Smallwood star in the Off-Broadway production, now playing through August 31 in the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater.

Tasha Lawrence, Morocco Omari, Jaime Lincoln Smith, and Heather Velazquez complete the cast Off-Broadway.

Directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, Pipeline began performances June 15. Watch highlights from the production in the video above, and read what critics think of the new play below.

The Financial Times (Max McGuinness)

The Hollywood Reporter (Frank Scheck)

The Huffington Post (Steven Suskin)

NBC New York (Robert Kahn)

The New York Times (Ben Brantley)

New York 1 (Roma Torre)

The Wrap (Robert Hofler)

The production features sets by Matt Saunders, costumes by Montana Blanco, lighting by Yi Zhao, sound by Justin Ellington, and projections by Hannah Wasileski.


Morisseau’s plays include Skeleton Crew, which played an acclaimed engagement at the Atlantic Theater Company, as well as Paradise Blue, Detroit ’67, Sunset Baby, Blood at the Root, and Follow Me To Nellie’s.

For tickets and more information visit LCT.org.

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