The reviews are in for the world premiere of ...what the end will be by playwright Mansa Ra officially opened Off-Broadway June 2. The Roundabout production, at the Laura Pels Theater at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre, runs through July 10. Previews began May 12.
Starring in the play are Emerson Brooks (The Last Ship), Gerald Caesar (Tina: The Tina Turner Musical), Randy Harrison (Atomic A New Musical), Keith Randolph Smith (Jitney), Ryan Jamaal Swain (Pose), and Tiffany Villarin (Do You Feel Anger?). Margot Bordelon directs.
...what the end will be follows three generations of men who live together as they handle and come to terms with what it means to each of them to be Black and gay. By exploring the relationships and perspectives of fathers and sons, the play explores themes of pride, pain, and patience.
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Playbill will continue to update this article as reviews come in.
The creative team features 2022 Tony nominees costume designer Emilio Sosa (Trouble in Mind), lighting designer Jiyoun Chang (...for colored girls), and sound designer Palmer Hefferan (The Skin of Our Teeth), who are joined by set designer Reid Thompson.
For tickets and more information, visit RoundaboutTheatre.org.