Thurgood Extends Through August 17
Written by George Stevens Jr., Thurgood is a biographical portrait of Marshall, who rose from a childhood in the backstreets of Baltimore to the Supreme Court of the United States. The Broadway mounting is directed by Leonard Foglia.
Fishburne is nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actor for his performance. He previously won Tony, Drama Desk , Outer Critic's Circle, and Theater World awards for his role in August Wilson's Two Trains Running, and last appeared on Broadway in the Roundabout's revival of The Lion in Winter. Additional stage credits include L.A. productions of Fences (for which he won an L.A. Drama Critics Circle Award) and Without Walls (for which he received an NAACP Theater Award). He received an Academy Award nomination for What's Love Got to Do With It, and additional film work includes The Matrix and Apocalypse Now. Fishburne also received the Emmy Award for Tribeca.