Lupita Nyong'o Makes Broadway History With All-Black Women Show

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Eclipsed will be the first Broadway production of its kind.

Sydney Scott Feb, 17, 2016

Lupita Nyong’o and the cast and creative team of Eclipsed are making history by being the first all-Black and all-female production on Broadway. 

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Written by Danai Gurira, Michonne on The Walking Dead, “Eclipsed” is a brutal look at life for black women during the Liberian civil war. At the helm are producers Stephen Byrd and Alia Jones-Harvey, with Liesl Tommy directing. The play had a sold-out run a The Public Theater, making various lists as one of the best plays of 2015. 

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This is a huge moment in history, something that Broadway fans definitely won’t want to miss. Previews begin next week and the opening date is March 6 with tickets available through June 19.