Naomi Wallace's Things of Dry Hours marks the return to the New York stage of famed stage and screen star Delroy Lindo, who received Tony Award and Drama Desk nominations for his last Broadway appearance in the original Joe Turner's Come and Gone more than twenty years ago. Lindo is joined on stage by OBIE Award-winner Roslyn Ruff, who just earned rave reviews for her performance in Athol Fugard's Coming Home at Long Wharf and Garrett Dillahunt (No Country for Old Men). Set in Depression-era Alabama, Things of Dry Hours tells the story of Tice Hogan (Lindo), an African American out-of-work Sunday school teacher and member of the Communist Party, and his daughter Cali (Ruff) whose lives get turned upside down when they take-in a mysterious white factory worker (Dillahunt) on the run. Tony Award-winning actor/writer/producer Ruben Santiago Hudson (Lackawanna Blues, Seven Guitars) directs.
AfterWords (post-performance) discussions will take place on Tuesday, June 2; Tuesday, June 16; and Sunday, June 21 after the 2pm matinee performance. There will also be a panel discussion after the 3pm matinee performance on Saturday, May 30 featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning author Diane McWhorter (Carry Me Home) and other special guests. Please visit www.nytw.org for more information.
Garrett Dillahunt, Delroy Lindo, Roslyn Ruff
Author: Naomi Wallace
Director: Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Producer: New York Theatre Workshop
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