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Kerry Washington, Steven Pasquale, Jeremy Jordan, Eugene Lee Preview American Son

Christopher Demos-Brown's new play is directed by Kenny Leon.

The American Son team: playwright Christopher Demos-Brown; cast members Steven Pasquale, Kerry Washington, Eugene Lee, and Jeremy Jordan; and director Kenny Leon.
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The cast and creative team of Christopher Demos-Brown's American Son met the press at the New 42nd Street Studios on September 13.

Kerry Washington heads the cast of American Son as Kendra Ellis-Connor.
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American Son is described as follows: "A Florida police station in the middle of the night; a mother searching for her missing teenage son. American Son is a gripping tale of two parents caught in our national divide, with their worst fears hanging in the balance."

Steven Pasquale plays Scott Connor.
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The production stars Kerry Washington, Steven Pasquale, Jeremy Jordan, and Eugene Lee. Kenny Leon directs.

Jeremy Jordan returns to Broadway as Officer Paul Larkin.
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Featured on the creative team are Derek McLane (scenic design), Dede Ayite (costume design), Peter Kaczorowski (lighting design), and Peter Fitzgerald (sound design).

Eugene Lee completes the cast as Lt. John Stokes.
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American Son will begin performances on Saturday, October 6, with an official opening night set for Sunday, November 4. The show will play a limited engagement at the Booth Theatre on Broadway.