By Suzan-Lori Parks

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Wed 06 Aug 2003
TOPDOG/UNDERDOG tells the story of two brothers, Lincoln and Booth. Their names, given to them as a joke, foretell a lifetime of sibling rivalry and resentment. Haunted by the past and their obsession with the street con Three Card Monte, the brothers are forced to confront the shattering reality of their future. Suzan-Lori Parks won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for TOPDOG/UNDERDOG. She has also won two Obies, a MacArthur 'Genius' Award and a Pulitzer Prize nomination for IN THE BLOOD (1999). Her other plays include THE AMERICAN PLAY and VENUS. "An utterly mesmerizing evening of theater." Variety "For thrilling fireworks, you're not going to do much better than Suzan-Lori Parks' Topdog/Underdog." New York Post Directed by George C. Wolfe Design: Riccardo Hernandez, Costume Design: Emilio Sosa, Lighting: Scott Zielinski, Sound: Dan Moses Schreier. Cast: Mos Def and Jeffrey Wright Supported by The Laura Pels International Foundation


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