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How does one celebrate Thanksgiving and Native American Heritage Month at the same time? In Larissa FastHorse’s biting satire, this is the question facing three “woke” white thespians tasked with devising an elementary school pageant about the first Thanksgiving while avoiding any culturally appropriative missteps. A roast of the politics of entertainment and well-meaning political correctness alike, The Thanksgiving Play puts the American origin story itself in the comedy-crosshairs.

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Performance Information

Runtime
90 minutes, no intermission.
Warnings

This production contains depicted graphic violence, gunshots, and is not recommended to those under the age of 14.

Please note that post-show talkbacks will not be held for this production.

Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater
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“If you enjoy 'Saturday Night Live,' you will love this production.”

— BroadwayWorld.com

“An enjoyable, challenging, and timely piece.”

— On Stage and Screen

“I found myself enjoying every minute.”

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

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Friday, November 22, 2019

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Saturday, November 23, 2019

3:00PM

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Sunday, November 24, 2019

2:00PM

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Monday, November 25, 2019

8:00PM

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

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Wednesday, November 27, 2019

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Friday, November 29, 2019

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Saturday, November 30, 2019

3:00PM

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Sunday, December 01, 2019

2:00PM

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The Thanksgiving Play

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Tuesday, December 03, 2019

8:00PM

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Wednesday, December 04, 2019

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Thursday, December 05, 2019

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Friday, December 06, 2019

8:00PM

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