Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) announced plans to produce two additional shows for Manhattan Theatre Club’s 2021-2022 season. In the winter of 2022, MTC plans to present the Broadway premiere of Skeleton Crew, written by Tony Award® nominee Dominique Morisseau (Ain’t Too Proud, Pipeline) and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson (Lackawanna Blues, August Wilson’s Jitney) at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.
Also in Winter 2022, Off-Broadway at New York City Center Stage I, MTC plans to present the world premiere of Prayer For The French Republic, written by Drama Desk Award winner Joshua Harmon (Bad Jews, Significant Other) and directed by Tony Award winner David Cromer (The Sound Inside, The Band’s Visit).Prayer for the French Republic is sponsored by The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation's Theatre Visions Fund program. Prayer for the French Republic was commissioned by MTC through the Bank of America New Play Program.
MTC’s planned 2021-2022 season also includes the Broadway premiere of Lackawanna Blues, written, performed, and directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson with original music by Bill Sims Jr. in Fall 2021 and the Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning How I Learned to Drive, written by Paula Vogel and directed by Mark Brokaw in Spring 2022 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre; and the world premiere of Morning Sun, written by Simon Stephens and directed by Lila Neugebauer in Fall 2021 and the American premiere of Golden Shield, written by Anchuli Felicia King and directed by Danya Taymor in the 2021-2022 season, off-Broadway at New York City Center Stage I.
Exact performance dates and further casting information for all six productions will be announced at a later date.
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