Our Lady of 121st Street

Our Lady of 121st Street by Stephen Adly Guirgis begins performances on May 1, 2018 on The Irene Damond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues).

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The Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert, Executive Director; James Houghton, Founder) production of Our Lady of 121st Street, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis isdirected by Tony Award-winner Phylicia Rashad. Our Lady of 121st Street marks Rashad’s New York City directorial debut.

Our Lady of 121st Street runs May 1 – June 10, 2018 with a Sunday, May 20 opening night on The Irene Diamond Stage aThe Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10thAvenues). All tickets for the initial run of the production are $30 as part of the Signature Ticket Initiative: A Generation of Access. To purchase tickets for all Signature productions, call Ticket Services at 212-244-7529 (Tues. – Sun., 11am – 6pm) or visit www.SignatureTheatre.org.

After the death of the beloved Sister Rose, a group of her former students return to their Harlem neighborhood to pay respects. But at the Funeral Home, there's a problem—her dead body has been stolen. An irreverently brash and insightful dark comedy, Our Lady of 121st Street paints a vivid comic portrait of what happens when old friends meet old wounds and how old habits die hard.

The cast includes Joey Auzenne ( “House of Cards”), Obie Award-winner Quincy Tyler Bernstine (Ruined), Erick Betancourt (Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train), Maki Borden (A 24-Decade History of Popular Music), Jimonn Cole (Peter and the Starcatcher), John Doman (“The Wire”), Dierdre Friel (“Search Party”), Hill Harper (“The Good Doctor”), Kevin Isola (“Billions”), Stephanie Kurtzuba (“The Good Wife”), Paola Lázaro (To the Bone), John Procaccino (Incident at Vichy).

The creative team includes Walt Spangler (Scenic Design), Alexis Forte (Costume Design), Keith Parham (Lighting Design), Robert Kaplowitz (Sound Design). Charles M. Turner III is the Production Stage Manager. Casting by Caparelliotis Casting.