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"Father Comes Home From the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3)'' Opens at the Public Theater

The new Suzan-Lori Parks drama is directed by Jo Bonney.

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The Public Theater production of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks' Father Comes Home From the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3) celebrated its opening night on October 28. Directed by Jo Bonney as part of Public Lab, it will run through November 16.

Playwright Suzan-Lori Parks (left) with Public Theater Associate Artistic Director Mandy Hackett, Father Comes Home From the Wars director Jo Bonney, and Artistic Director Oskar Eustis.
(© Simon Luethi)

Set during the Civil War, the three plays of Father Comes Home From the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3) are presented in a single performance. The cast features Sterling K. Brown, Louis Cancelmi, Peter Jay Fernandez, Jeremie Harris, Russell G. Jones, Jenny Jules, Ken Marks, Jacob Ming-Trent, Tonye Patano, and Julian Rozzell Jr.

Actor Sterling K. Brown (center) with director Jo Bonney (left) and playwright Suzan-Lori Parks.
(© Simon Luethi)

The production features scenic design by Neil Patel, costume design by ESosa, lighting design by Lap Chi Chu, and sound design and music supervision by Dan Moses Schreier.

Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis with cast member Louis Cancelmi.
(© Simon Luethi)

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