Starring in “War” at Lincoln Center Theatre

Hi all! I’m happy to announce that I’ve been cast in the Branden Jacobs-Jenkins production of “War” at the Lincoln Center Theatre, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz. Tickets are ON SALE NOW.


Tensions escalate between Tate and Joanne after their mother has a stroke. As they attack each other in their mother’s hospital room, they are ambushed by two strangers who make a shocking claim about their grandfather during WWII.  With bold theatricality and disarming humor, WAR follows a fractured family as its members navigate the landmines of the past and try to broker peace with each other – and themselves – in the present.

Looking forward to see you there!



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Guess and then read.


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