A powerful play that magnifies the struggle for freedom and the need to belong somewhere.

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Synopsis

In the sweltering heat of the Louisiana Bayou, Ogun Size tenuously reunites with his brother Oshoosi, who has recently been released from prison. When Oshoosi’s charismatic former cellmate Elegba arrives, the two brothers find themselves on a collision course with fate in this unflinching and tender exploration of the complex bonds of brotherhood. From the Academy Award-winning writer of Moonlight, The Brothers Size weaves together poetry, music and mythology to magnify the struggle for freedom and the need to belong somewhere.

Absorbing and emotionally resonant. The New York Times
Magical and bracing. The Guardian
Four stars. Evening Standard
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Cast & Creative Team

Running Time

80 MINUTES. NO INTERMISSION.

Content Advisory

This show contains adult language and situations.


PRODUCING TEAM

Lead Sponsor: Pat & John Valleroy and The Counter Narrative Project
Producing Team: Dale Richardson, Kevin Todd

Performances

Update 3/17: Actor’s Express is suspending performances for eight weeks due to the Coronavirus. They hope to resume afterwards, with information to be released at a later date. Please take care of yourself... and remember kindness, compassion and laughter are more contagious than some viruses.

From the audience