Lincoln Center Theatre previewed the upcoming theatrical screenings of Dominique Morisseau's Pipeline on September 24 at Cinépolis Chelsea. The production was filmed during the play's run at Lincoln Center's Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater in the summer of 2017 and will be in theaters nationwide for screenings October 3, 5, and 7.
Pipeline follows Nya Joseph, a dedicated inner-city public high school teacher who is committed to her students' achievement. At the same time, she sends her only son, Omari, to a private boarding school. When Omari gets involved in a controversial incident that threatens him with expulsion from his school, Nya is forced to reconcile Omari's rage and her own parental decisions as she rallies to save her son.
The cast of Pipeline included Tasha Lawrence (If I Forget), Morocco Omari (A Streetcar Named Desire), Karen Pittman (Disgraced), Namir Smallwood (Man in Love), Jaime Lincoln Smith (Holler If Ya Hear Me), and Heather Velazquez (Another Word for Beauty).
The production featured sets by Matt Saunders, costumes by Montana Levi Blanco, lighting by Yi Zhao, sound by Justin Ellington, and projections by Hannah Wasileski.