The Thanksgiving Play Officially Opens Broadway Premiere April 20 | Playbill

Broadway News The Thanksgiving Play Officially Opens Broadway Premiere April 20

Chris Sullivan, D'Arcy Carden, Katie Finneran, and Scott Foley star in the comedy from playwright Larissa FastHorse.

D'Arcy Carden, Scott Foley, and Chris Sullivan in The Thanksgiving Play Joan Marcus

Give thanks! Larissa FastHorse becomes the first Native American female playwright to have a play produced on Broadway with the premiere of The Thanksgiving Play, officially opening April 20 after beginning previews March 25. The 10-week limited engagement will continue through June 4 at Second Stage's Helen Hayes Theater. 

Emmy nominee D'Arcy Carden (in her Broadway debut), Tony winner Katie Finneran (Promises, Promises), Scott Foley (The Violet Hour), and Emmy nominee Chris Sullivan (Nice Work if You Can Get It) star in the ensemble comedy about four white people trying to devise a traditional Thanksgiving pageant for children that honors Native Americans. Mollie Fink, Dasan Turner, Ishan De Silva, and Atticus Scott-Williamson appear as High School Children in filmed scenes, and the company is rounded out by understudies Christopher Ryan Grant, Clea Alsip, and Amy Staats. Tony-winning Hadestown director Rachel Chavkin helms the production.

READ: Larissa FastHorse Is Broadway's First Native American Female Playwright (That We Know Of)

The creative team includes scenic design by Riccardo Hernandez, costume design by Lux Haac, lighting design by Jeanette Oui-Suk Yew, sound design by Mikaal Sulaiman, and video/projection design by David Bengali. Casting is by Telsey + Co.

See Photos of Broadway's The Thanksgiving Play

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