Coleman Domingo joins Broadway’s ‘Fat Ham’ as co-producer, calling James Izames’ Pulitzer winner “the kind of theater” Broadway needs

Exclusive: Emmy winner and Tony nominee Colman Domingo, whose new Netflix series crazy Yesterday was let go, with plenty of room on his plate Fat ham.

Domingo has signed on as co-producer of the upcoming Broadway production of James Ijames’ Pulitzer Prize-winning play. Fat ham.

Performances begin Tuesday, March 21 at the American Airlines Theater Fat ham There is an official opening night on Wednesday, April 12 for a strictly limited 14-week engagement from Sunday, August 6.

The play, described as a “comic tragedy”, reinvents Shakespeare Hamlet It sets it at a backyard cookout where Juicy, a queer, black Southern college kid grappling with questions of identity, meets the ghost of her father who demands revenge for Juicy’s murder, even as Juicy tries to break the cycle. of trauma and violence in the service of his own liberation.

Fat ham A Public Theater on Broadway and National Black Theater co-production.

“I am thrilled to co-produce James Ijams’ thrilling The National Black Theater and Public Theater transfer. Fat ham Directed by my dear friend and visionary director Sahem Ali,” Domingo said in a statement to Deadline. “This is the kind of theater we need on Broadway — bold reimaginings of the stories that inspire us all.”

Its Broadway transfer Fat ham Off Broadway represents the National Black Theater’s first production from the Public Theater to Broadway and only the third play transferred by a Black theater in Broadway’s century-long history. The entire Off Broadway cast will move to Broadway.

Domingo is currently acting Fear of the Walking Dead And euphoria, And its filming has been completed Purple color. He was nominated for a 2011 Tony Award for his performance The Scottsboro Boys musical instruments

Fat ham Produced by Rashad V. Chambers, No Guarantees and Public Theater productions. Andy Jones and Dylan Pager will serve as executive producers.

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