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War by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Opens at Lincoln Center Theater

The LCT3 production is directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz.

The Lincoln Center Theater LCT 3 production of War celebrated its opening night on June 6. The production is directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz.

War stars Austin Durant, Michele Shay, Rachel Nicks, Reggie Gowland, Charlayne Woodard, Lance Coadie Williams, and Chris Myers celebrate opening night.
(© Jenny Anderson)

The cast features Austin Durant (You Can't Take It With You), Reggie Gowland (4000 Miles), Chris Myers (Brownsville Song (B-Side for Tray)), Rachel Nicks (And I and Silence), Michele Shay (A Raisin in the Sun), Lance Coadie Williams (Shows for Days), and Tony nominee Charlayne Woodard (Ain't Misbehavin').

War is written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz.
(© Jenny Anderson)

In War, tensions escalate between Tate (Myers) and Joanne (Nicks) after their mother (Woodard) has a stroke. As they attack each other in their mother's hospital room, they are ambushed by two strangers who make a shocking claim about their grandfather.

Rachel Nicks and Chris Myers flank their stage mom, Charlayne Woodard.
(© Jenny Anderson)

The production has sets by Mimi Lien, costumes by Montana Blanco, lighting by Matt Frey, and sound by Bray Poor.

For tickets and more information, click here.