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Minimum Fee: $75 per performance
Full Length Play
120 minutes (2 hours)
Time Period - New Millennium/21st Century
Settings Of Play - Detroit, Michigan. Stamping Plant. Winter. Somewhere around year 2008.
Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
Strong Language, Mild Adult Themes, Smoking
Black issues, Friendship, Economic/Financial Issues
College Theatre / Student, Professional Theatre, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups
CRITIC'S PICK! "Clifford Odetts' dramas come to mind and so does the great Pittsburgh cycle of August Wilson. But Skeleton Crew is squarely in the tradition of Arthur Miller...A deeply moral and deeply American play." - The New York Times, Read More
"Morrisseau has heart...Her rough-edged dialogue even has a touch of the street poet." - Variety, Read More
"Like Lorraine Hansberry and August Wilson before her, Morisseau creates characters who don't merely speak, they sing with the vernacular of their community. Rarely has dialogue ever felt so much like eavesdropping on an actual conversation." - TheatreMania, Read More
"Unquestionably a strong, formidable work...Theatregoers won't want to miss." - Huffington Post, Read More
Check out these photos from Atlantic Theatre Company's production of Skeleton Crew in january 2016.
Skeleton Crew premiered at the Atlantic Theatre Company in New York City in January 2016 under the direction of Ruben Santiago-Hudson.
Role(s) for Black Actor(s)
Skeleton Crew - Atlantic Theatre Company
Dominique Morisseau, writer and actress, is an alumnus of the Public Theater Emerging Writer’s Group, the Women’s Project Playwrights Lab, and Lark Playwrights’ Workshop. Among her playwriting credits are: Detroit ’67 (Public Theater; Classical Theatre of Harlem/NBT; Northlight Theatre), Sunset Baby (Labyrinth Theater Co – NYC; Gate Theater- London), and Follow Me To Nellie’s (O’Neill; ... view full profile
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