“THE BEST NEW PLAY I’VE SEEN ALL YEAR!” – The New York Times
Pulitzer Prize Finalist and 2015 Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama
“EXTRAORDINARY! Suzan-Lori Park’s new play swoops, leaps, dives and sores…reimagining a turbulent turning point in American history through a cockeyed contemporary lens…” – The New York Times
“Thrilling! A Masterpiece!” – New York Magazine
“Provocative, rich and irreverently funny.” – New York Post
From Pulitzer Prize-winner Suzan-Lori Parks comes a powerful new play set against the backdrop of the Civil War. Father Comes Home From The Wars mixes music, contemporary wit and epic theatricality to tell a timeless story about the struggle to hold on to who we are and what we love in a country that forces us to fight battles we didn’t choose for ourselves.
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