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About this show

Inspired by a true story, John Guare's Six Degrees of Separation follows the trail of a young black con man, Paul, who insinuates himself into the lives of a wealthy New York couple, Ouisa and Flan Kittredge, claiming he knows their children in college. Paul convinces them that he is the son of Sidney Poitier and, captivated by his intelligence and fascinating conversation, they invite him to spend the night. Come morning, they discover he isn't everything that he claimed to be, and the picture begins to change. After discovering that friends have had a similar run-in with the brash con artist, they begin to piece together the connections that ushered Paul into their lives. Meanwhile, Paul's cons are unexpectedly leading him into dark territory and his lies begin to catch up with him. As the final events unfold, Oiusa finds herself caring for Paul, feeling that he gave them far more than he took, and that her once idyllic life was not what it seemed. Jon Ciccarelli and Leticia Diaz direct. A portion of the proceeds from this event benefit the United Negro College Fund (UNCF). The Box Office opens 30 minutes prior to each performance.

Show Details

  • Running Time:1hr 30min
  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:Access Theater, Off-Off-Broadway