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DIRECTED BY JESSICA HOLT

January 19 - February 6, 2022

How does one celebrate Thanksgiving and Native American Heritage Month at the same time? In Larissa FastHorse’s biting satire, this is the question facing three “woke” white thespians tasked with devising an elementary school pageant about the first Thanksgiving while avoiding any culturally appropriative missteps. A roast of the politics of entertainment and well-meaning political correctness alike, The Thanksgiving Play puts the American origin story itself in the comedy-crosshairs.


Creative Team

Directed by

Jessica Holt

Lighting Designed By
David Castaneda

Choreography by
Charlotte Bydwell
Cultural Consultant
Dr. Courtney Mohler

Set Designed by
Edward Morris
Costumes Designed by
An-Lin Dauber
Sound Designed by
Michael Costagliola

NY CAsting By
Binder Casting, Chad Eric Murnane, CSA

‘Very, very funny. Larissa FastHorse’s The Thanksgiving Play skewers liberal pretensions with glee – this clever satire is something for which to be truly thankful.’
— - Hollywood Reporter

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