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Children of a Lesser God

Nearly three decades after its debut, Children of a Lesser God returns to Broadway. Winner of the Tony, Olivier, and Drama Desk awards for Best Play, this revival of the 1980 drama is a must-watch!

Why Watch Children of a Lesser God

Making its Broadway revival in April of 2018 is the hit 1980 Tony Award winner for the Best Play - Children of a Lesser God. Revolving around the conflicted relationship between a teacher and his former deaf student, Children of a Lesser God is a heart-touching drama that shines light on the world of the hearing-impaired and the issues they face. While the play was originally written specifically for deaf actress Phyllis French and based on her relationship with her husband Robert Steinberg, the revival will be directed by Tony winner Kenny Leon and will star Joshua Jackson and Laurence Ridloff.

The Story

Children of a Lesser God tells the story of Sarah, a deaf janitor at her former school for the deaf and hard of hearing. A new teacher, James Leeds, arrives at the school and immediately takes a keen interest in her, all the while encouraging her to communicate orally through lip reading. As they begin an intimate relationship, there is an underlying struggle for control. By exploring what it means to communicate, they pave the path for love beyond just words.

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Critics Reviews (for a previous production)

"A ... passionate, vigorously played, insightful production "
– The Berkshire Eagle

Show Details

Show Timings
Mar 22- Apr 18, 2018

Sunday 3 PM (Apr 15 has showings at 2 PM & 7:30 PM)
Monday Closed; Only show available at 8 PM on Apr 9
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8 PM, except Apr 12
Wednesday & Saturday 2 PM & 8 PM, except Apr 11

Apr 17 onwards

Sunday 3 PM
Tuesday & Thursday 7 PM
Wednesday & Saturday 2 PM & 8 PM
Friday 8 PM

Any additional dates can be checked while booking.

2 hours and 35 minutes, with one intermission

Leading Roles
Joshua Jackson as James Leeds
Lauren Ridloff as Sarah Norman
Kecia Lewis as Mrs. Norman
Julee Cerda as Edna Klein
Treshelle Edmond as Lydia
Anthony Edwards as Mr. Franklin
John McGinty as Orin Dennis

Kenny Leon

Written by
Mark Medoff

Know Before You Go

Suitable for ages 15 and up.

Available Facilities
Wheelchair accessible on orchestra level
Assisted listening devices available

Studio 54 has a seating capacity of 1006.

Outside Food
Strictly prohibited. If you'd like to grab a meal before or after the show, check out our guide to the 30 Best Restaurants in the Theater District.

Dress Code
Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theater is air conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.

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