The Royale

Mar 8Mar 27, 2022
Located at:Copaken Stage
Written by:Marco Ramirez
Directed and Choreographed by:Steph Paul

From playwright Marco Ramirez (Orange is the New Black, Daredevil) comes a story inspired by real-world boxer Jack Johnson who, as a Black man at the height of the Jim Crow era, became the heavyweight champion of the world. A knockout award-winning new play and winner of two Obie Awards, an Outer Critics Circle Award, a Drama Desk Award, and multiple others, this tour-de-force sold out houses in London, New York, and LA. The Royale is an electrifying adrenaline rush that shows us the human cost of making history.

Why you Should See The Royale

Because this knockout award-winning new play inspired by real-world boxer Jack Johnson is a New York Times Critic’s Choice pick and the winner of two Obie Awards. The New York Times raved: “original and graceful. The Royale packs a punch!”


Sponsored by

Ann King Dickinson

Additional Support Provided by:

Copaken Family Fund
C. Stephen Metzler & Brian D. Williams Fund

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