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EAST COAST PREMIERE

Manahatta

January 24–February 15, 2020

By Mary Kathryn Nagle
Directed by Laurie Woolery

Yale Repertory Theatre, 1120 Chapel Street

Prices range from $20 to $79.

About

It’s 2008 and securities trader Jane Snake has landed a lucrative job on Wall Street, where her ancestors, the Lenape, were violently removed four hundred years before, when the Dutch “purchased” the island of Manahatta. Past and present intertwine as Jane is caught in the center of a looming mortgage crisis that threatens financial ruin for millions of families––including her own. Suspenseful and sweeping in scope, Manahatta illuminates an interlocking legacy of commercial exploitation and attempts to eradicate the culture of Native people, giving rise to the America we know today.

 

Special Performances

Post-Show Conversations - January 24 & 25, 8PM
Talk Backs - February 1 & 8, 2PM
Senior Reception - February 5, 2PM
Touch Tour - February 8, 1PM
Audio Description - February 8, 2PM
Open Captioning - February 15, 2PM

Get more information on our Special Performances here.

The Artists

Creative Team