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The Acting Company to Present Nambi E. Kelley’s Native Son and Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure in 2019
NOV 13, 2018
The two plays will be performed in repertory at the Duke on 42nd Street in the summer.

The Acting Company will present a 21st-century drama and a Shakespearean classic—both touching upon personal and societal morality and justice—in repertory as part of its 2019 season.

Nambi E. Kelley’s stage adaptation of Native Son, based on the 1940 novel by Richard Wright, and Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure will both open at the Duke on 42nd Street July 28, 2019. Performances will run July 14 through August 24.

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Announcing Our 2019 Season!

Season Announcement

Announcing Our 2019 Season!

We're proud to announce our 2019 season, including a summer repertory of Shakespeare's Measure for Measure and the NYC premiere of Nambi E. Kelley's Native Son, adapted from the seminal Richard Wright novel. Our Salon Reading Series also returns with five new titles, and we'll tour New York City schools with a new production of Othello. SUBSCRIPTIONS ON SALE NOW >>>