The Oldest Boy: A Benefit Reading for the Tibet Fund

About This Show

The play follows an American mother whose young son is believed to be the reincarnation of a high Buddhist lama. When Tibetan monks arrive unexpectedly, asking to take her child away for a life of spiritual training in India, she and her Tibetan husband must make a life-altering choice that will test their faith – and their hearts. The Hollywood Reporter praised Sarah Ruhl’s play as “an extraordinary story with playful humor and unstinting compassion” and Newsday called it “bewitching, ingenious, and seriously moving.”

Show Details

Running Time: 2hr 0min (1 intermission)
Dates: One Night Only: April 25, 2016
Ticket Office: 215-829-900

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