Additional casting & full creative team announced for the Broadway premiere of ‘Ohio State Murders’ at the newly renamed James Earl Jones Theatre!

Additional casting and the full creative team has been announced for the long-awaited Broadway premiere of Adrienne Kennedy‘s acclaimed play, Ohio State Murders, directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon (A Raisin in the Sun, A Soldier’s Play).

Joining Emmy, Grammy, and Six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald will be Tony Award nominee Bryce Pinkham (A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder) and Lizan Mitchell (On Sugarland, Cullud Wattah).

Additional casting will be announced soon.

The creative team for Ohio State Murders includes set design by Beowulf Boritt, lighting design by Allen Lee Hughes, costume design by Dede Ayite, sound design by Justin Ellington and projections design by Jeff Sugg.

Ohio State Murders will be the first show to play at the newly renamed James Earl Jones Theatre (138 West 48th St.) with previews beginning Friday 11 November 2022 and opening on Thursday 8 December for a strictly limited engagement.

When writer Suzanne Alexander (Audra McDonald) returns to her alma mater as a guest speaker, in which she explores the violence in her works, a dark mystery unravels. Adrienne Kennedy’s Ohio State Murders is an intriguing and unusual suspense play, as well as a social pertinent look at the destructiveness of racism in our society.

Ohio State Murders is presented by Jeffrey Richards, Lincoln Center Theater, Rebecca Gold, Jayne Baron Sherman, Hunter Arnold, Marc David Levine, Kevin Ryan/Lisa Alexander Taylor, Brad Blume, Robert Boyett, Irene Gandy, Iris Smith, Willette and Manny Klausner, Kayla Greenspan, Gary and Marlene Cohen, Ken and Rande Greiner/Jamie deRoy, Jacob Soroken Porter, Concord Theatricals, John Gore Organization, The Nederlander Organization and The Shubert Organization.

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