Through the Night is a timely and inspiring story of possibility and hope, weaving together a unique blend of humor, poetry, music, and drama. It portrays a community of people who experience an unexpected epiphany on the same evening that changes their lives forever.
Published in Emergency & Through the Night.
- Nominee! Outer Critics Circle Award, Outstanding Solo Performance
"May be one of the most uplifting and inspiring pieces of theater you'll see this year." – TheaterMania.com
"Daniel Beaty's poetic solo show is a thing of beauty, wit, grit and piercing lyricism." – The New York Times
- Minimum Fee: $100 per performance
‘TWON—a young black man
DRE—a black man
ISAAC—a black man
MR. ROGERS—a black man
BISHOP—an older black man
- Role(s) for Black Actor(s)
- Expandable casting
Originally performed by 1 male, cast may be expanded.
FOR MULTIPLE ACTOR CASTS
One Actor plays ERIC.
One Actor plays ‘TWON as well MOMS—his mother.
One Actor plays DRE as well as KIM—his girlfriend.
One Actor plays ISSAC as well as ALAN—his lover.
One Actor plays MR. ROGERS as well as SARAH—his wife.
One Actor plays BISHOP as well ELLEN—his wife.
Another option would be for one female Actress to play MOMS, KIM, SARAH, and ELLEN.
Through the Night premiered at the Union Square Theatre in New York City in September 2010 under the direction of Charles Randolph-Wright.