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Prymate Tickets

Longacre Theatre

220 West 48th Street

Between Broadway and 8th Avenue

New York NY 10036 View on map

Prymate Summary

In the arenas of science and love, who has the right to do what to whom? The play follows the story of a gorilla named Graham – unique because of his ability to communicate in American Sign Language but also quite valuable as a research subject in a quest for an AIDS vaccine – and the two researchers who battle for the right to use Graham for their own purposes. Prymate considers the ethical dilemmas facing the scientists, who are also lovers, while simultaneously exploring the human relationships among them.

Prymate Cast Members:

Andre De Shields , Phyllis Frelich , James Naughton, Heather Tom

Prymate Creative Team

Author: Mark Medoff
Director: Edwin Sherin
Producer:  Michael Parva, Chase Mishkin, Leonard Soloway in association with Debra Black
Press Agent: The Pete Sanders Group

Prymate Award Winners/Nominees

1 Drama Desk Award Nomination:

  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play - Andre De Shields

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Prymate Quick Facts

Running Time:

90 minutes with no intermission.

Tickets Starting At:

Audience :

May be inappropriate for children under 17 years of age.
Children under 4 are not permitted in the theater.

First Preview Date Opening Date
April 16, 2004 May 5, 2004

Box Office Hours

Currently not open. Beginning February 8:
Monday - Saturday: 10am - 8pm
Sunday: Closed

No future sales 30 minutes before start of performance.

Coat Room

Yes. No strollers or furs.