Richard Wright's groundbreaking novel of oppression, freedom, and justice comes to life onstage in this timely adaptation. In the South Side Chicago of the 1930s, Bigger Thomas struggles to create a place for himself in a world whose prejudice has left him with few opportunities. After taking a job in a wealthy white man's house, he unwittingly unleashes a series of events that violently and irrevocably seal his fate. Native Son is a stage adaptation making its New York premiere after acclaimed runs at the Court Theatre, Yale Rep, and Marin Theatre Company.
Recommended for ages 12 and up.