Boesman and Lena

Theatre
Name: Pershing Square Signature Center/ The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre
Address: 480 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036
Production Information
First performance date: February 5, 2019
Opening date: February 25, 2019
Closing date: March 24, 2019


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Production Description
The human need for kindness, hope, and compassion is on display in the struggles of abusive Boesman and his long-suffering wife Lena, who encounter a stranger while wandering the South African wastelands.
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Signature Theatre Producer
  
Athol Fugard Playwright
  
Yael Farber Director
Taylor Reynolds Assistant Director
  
Gerry Rodriguez Fight Director
UnkleDave's Fight-House Fight Director
  
Susan Hilferty Set Designer
Susan Hilferty Costume Designer
Amith Chandrashaker Lighting Designer
Matt Hubbs Sound Designer
Mark Koss Assistant Costume Designer
S. Stolnack Assistant Lighting Designer
Beth Lake Assistant Sound Designer
  
Megan Lantzy General Manager
Boneau/Bryan-Brown Press Representative
  
Kelly A. Martindale Production Stage Manager
Cherie B. Tay Rehearsal Stage Manager
  
Caparelliotis Casting Casting
Barbara Rubin Dialect Coach

Cast
Actor Role
Zainab Jah Venus
Sahr Ngaujah "Master Harold" ... and the boys
Thomas Silcott "Luke Cage"
Awards
Award Person / Company Function
1 NOMINATED 2019 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play Zainab Jah Actor
2 NOMINATED 2019 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Lighting Design Amith Chandrashaker Lighting Designer
3 NOMINATED 2019 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Sound Design Matt Hubbs Sound Designer
4 NOMINATED 2019 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Actress in a Play Zainab Jah Actor
5 WON 2019 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Lighting Design for a Play Amith Chandrashaker Lighting Designer
6 NOMINATED 2019 Drama League Award, Outstanding Revival of a Play Athol Fugard Playwright
      Yael Farber Director
      Signature Theatre Producer
7 NOMINATED 2019 Drama League Award, Distinguished Performance Zainab Jah Actor
8 WON 2019 Hewes Design Award, Lighting Design Amith Chandrashaker Lighting Designer
9 NOMINATED 2019 Hewes Design Award, Notable Effects Matt Hubbs Sound Designer