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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.

LIFE IMITATING ART

A picture tells a story, but not always the right one. Read about how our photographic mistep illustrates the play's point. Read More...

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.”

— Total Theater

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