Alert -



Tickets are currently on sale to American Express Cardmembers only. 

For American Express Preferred Seating seating click here.

Tickets will go on sale to the general public on October 15.

Broadway Theater Tickets, Plays, Musical, Off-Broadway

Prymate Tickets & Information

Longacre Theatre

220 West 48th Street

Between Broadway and 8th Avenue

New York NY 10036 View on map

Seating Chart

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

Prymate Quick Facts

Running Time:

90 minutes with no intermission.

Price Range


See this week's prices

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

Monday - Saturday: 10am - 8pm
Sunday: Noon - 6pm

Mail Order

Prymate
c/o Telecharge.com Mail Department
411 Hackensack Avenue
Hackensack, NJ 07601-6328

Coat Room

Yes. No strollers or furs.