Honky: Dark Comedy of Racism, Commercialism ... and Sneakers
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The last date listed for Honky was Sunday November 17, 2013 / 5:00pm.
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Penned by acclaimed Canadian-American playwright Oren Safdie, Unseamly takes its inspiration from… More
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I thought it was a good play. It was eye opening the way that racism and commercialism were intertwined in the happenings of the play. It also depicted the issue that most black men face in today's society- Do I choose to date a white woman or...continued
Quotes & Highlights
“Hilarious, irreverent, it keeps you laughing from start to finish.” --The New York Times
“This is the Quentin Tarantino of theater, and is anything but PC.” —ELJNYC.com
“[A] brilliant cast of eight performers accompany us on this comedic social roller-coaster. ” —HarlemWorld
“Honky is a fizzy new comedy of rare perception: witty, sharp and troubling.” —Off Off Online
This show contains very strong language.
Running time is one hour and 30 minutes, with no intermission.
Sunday, October 27, 2013: Opening Night
This performance includes pre-show wine at the theater starting at 6:30pm and a post-show champagne reception.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013: Patron Night
You ticket to this special Patron Night performance includes pre-show cocktails from an open bar from 6:30pm-7:00pm, general admission seating for Honkey, and a three-course post-show dinner at 9:00pm at Seven Bar and Grill, located at 350 7th Ave, New York, NY 10001. Dinner includes salad; a main course of chicken, fish or pasta; and a dessert of Italian cookies and biscotti with coffee. (Menu items subject to change.)
About the Ticket Supplier: Urban StagesUrban Stages is an award-winning, not-for-profit Off-Broadway Theatre Company founded in 1984 by current Artistic Director Frances Hill. Over the past 24 years, Urban Stages has produced over 70 productions (mostly world premieres) including Pulitzer Prize Finalist, Eisa Davis' BULRUSHER (2007), two Drama Desk nominations, an Outer Critic's Circle Award, an Obie nomination, and eight Audelco nominations. Our productions of MEN ON THE VERGE OF A HISPANIC BREAKDOWN, by Guillermo Reyes, and MINOR DEMONS, by Bruce Graham subsequently moved to commercial theatres. CHILI QUEEN, a play by newscaster Jim Lehrer, transferred to the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. (1989).
The majority of works developed at Urban Stages have had further productions commercially, regionally, and abroad. Numerous projects developed at Urban Stages have been adapted into film and television projects, including Scar, by Murray Mednick, Conversations with the Goddesses, by Agapi Stassinopoulos, and Cotton Mary, by Alexandra Viets.
We have a consistent history of discovering new writers to the theatre community and introducing their plays into theatrical repertory.