Father Comes Home From the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3) Extends Again

first_img View Comments Suzan-Lori Parks’ Father Comes Home From the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3) has extended its off-Broadway run again. The drama, directed by Jo Bonney, will now play the Public’s Anspacher Theater through December 7. It was originally scheduled to shutter on November 16, prior to its first extension through November 30. Show Closed This production ended its run on Dec. 7, 2014 Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3) Father Comes Home From the Wars consists of three plays performed as one. In Part 1, “A Measure of Man,” Hero, a slave who is accustomed to his master’s lies, must now decide whether to join him on the Confederate battlefield in exchange for a promise of freedom. Part 2, “The Battle in the Wilderness,” follows Hero and the Colonel as they lead a captured Union solider toward the Confederate lines as the cannons approach. In Part 3, “The Union of My Confederate Parts,” the loved ones Hero left behind question whether to escape or wait for his return—only to discover that for Hero, freedom may have come at a great spiritual cost. The cast includes Sterling K. Brown, Louis Cancelmi, Peter Jay Fernandez, Jeremie Harris, Russell G. Jones, Jenny Jules, Ken Marks, Jacob Ming-Trent, Tonye Patano and Julian Rozzell Jr. Related Showslast_img

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