Read the Reviews for Aleshea Harris' On Sugarland | Playbill

The Verdict Read the Reviews for Aleshea Harris' On Sugarland

The Is God Is and What to Send Up When It Goes Down playwright's new play opened at Off-Broadway's New York Theatre Workshop March 3.

Aleshea Harris R.J. Eldridge

Aleshea HarrisOn Sugarland opened March 3 at New York Theatre Workshop. The production, starring KiKi Layne, is scheduled to run through March 20.

On Sugarland follows young Sadie as she calls upon her matriarchal ancestors to help her in her search for the truth about her mother, connecting with them on the historied land that lays beneath a modern-day cul-de-sac.

Read the reviews here.

New York Stage Review (David Finkle)

New York Stage Review (Melissa Rose Bernardo)

New York Theatre Guide (Naveen Kumar)

New York Times (Maya Phillips)

Talkin' Broadway (David Hurst)

The Wrap (Robert Hofler)

Theatrely (Juan Michael Porter II)

Vulture (Helen Shaw)

Playbill will continue to update this list as reviews come in.

The cast of On Sugarland also features Stephanie Berry, Thomas Walter Booker, Xavier Scott Evans, Mister Fitzgerald, Josh Fulton, Charisma Glasper, Kai Heath, Shemar Yanick Jonas, Billy Eugene Jones, Marie, Lizan Mitchell, Adeola Role, and Caleb Eberhardt.

Obie winner Whitney White directs the production. Choreographer Raja Feather Kelly, scenic designer Adam Rigg, costume designer Qween Jean, lighting designer Amith Chandrashaker, sound designer and co-composer Mikaal Sulaiman, composer Starr Busby, hair and wig designer Earon Nealey, dramaturg Lauren Whitehead, and stage manager Alfredo Macias serve on the creative team. Fight direction is by UnkleDave's Fight-House and casting is by Taylor Williams.

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