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53 Star Starred
Lyric Stage Company of Boston
Between Trinity Pl and Stuart St 140 Clarendon Street Boston, MA 02116
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Park at 100 Clarendon garage, then validate for discount at theater.
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We ate at Red Lantern after the show. Great salt & pepper calamari!
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4.5 average rating
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11 stars
attended Apr 17 2011

The theatre is small and every seat is good. The play has only four characters. Every character was fully developed. It was a very thought provoking play Bravo!!!!

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4 stars
attended Apr 01 2011

A moving depiction of family dynamics over time, with excellent and deeply felt performances by all cast members. We were so engrossed that the intermission felt like an unwelcome interruption. Recommended for all ages teenage and up.

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attended Mar 26 2011

Great touching story; very fine acting.

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Quotes & Highlights

Nathan Louis Jackson’s writing contains “so much verve and pathos that passages…practically sing.” —Variety
“Jackson’s characters love, laugh, dance, and argue in a way that honors their bittersweet survival.” —The New Yorker


Written by Nathan Louis Jackson

Directed by Benny Sato Ambush


Monty Cole

David Curtis

Johnny Lee Davenport

Patrice Jean-Baptiste

A warm and wrenching play about a loving African-American family facing its troubles with humor, resiliency, and grace. Set in a beleaguered Kansas City neighborhood, two grown brothers try to balance the challenges of their own lives with their desire to care for their ailing father. Even as they remember simpler times, tension builds between the brothers as their conflicting interests churn into a surprising outcome.