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Suffs

SUFFS

Newman Theater
March 13 - May 29, 2022 Run Time: 2 hours and 45 minutes, including a 15 minute intermission

World Premiere Musical
SUFFS

Book, Music, and Lyrics by Shaina Taub
Music Direction and Music Supervision by Andrea Grody
Choreography by Raja Feather Kelly
Directed by Leigh Silverman

A musical event one hundred years in the making, SUFFS brings to life a complicated chapter in the ongoing battle for the right to vote: the American women’s suffrage movement. Written by and featuring one of the most exciting new voices in theater, Shaina Taub, this epic new musical takes an unflinching look at these unsung trailblazers. In the seven years leading up to the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920, an impassioned group of suffragists—“Suffs” as they called themselves—took to the streets, pioneering protest tactics that transformed the country. They risked their lives as they clashed with the president, the public, and each other. A thrilling story of brilliant, flawed women working against and across generational, racial, and class divides, SUFFS boldly explores the victories and failures of a fight for equality that is still far from over.

DIGITAL PROGRAM

 

Newman Theater
March 13 - May 29, 2022 Run Time: 2 hours and 45 minutes, including a 15 minute intermission

PRODUCTION DETAILS.

SUFFS is presented in L-ISA Hyperreal Sound technology by L-Acoustics.

Health & Safety

The Public will require proof of a complete COVID-19 vaccination by the date of attendance for access to the facility, theaters, and restaurant. Complete vaccination is fourteen days following a final dose of the Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, Moderna, or Astra-Zeneca vaccine. Boosters are encouraged for those eligible under CDC guidelines, but not required. Approved face masks will be always required, including while watching a performance, with exceptions for attendees in Joe’s Pub and The Library at The Public, who are actively eating and drinking. For complete health and safety protocols, visit Safe At The Public.

Content and Production Effect Warning

This production uses theatrical haze, open flame, strobing lights, and strobing lights that mimic camera flashes and simulated cigarettes. As sensitivities vary from person to person, please call 212.967.7555 or email us at [email protected] if you have specific questions.

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CALENDAR.

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Tickets

Tickets, now through May 1 are $120, plus fees
Tickets, beginning May 2 are $125, plus fees
Public Supporter and Partner tickets start at $85
View the Newman Theater seating chart

SUFFS extends through May 29:
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Performances with Accessibility Services Offered
  • April 9, 2022 Open Caption with TDF TAP
  • April 21, 2022 Evening performance American Sign Language Interpretation with Hands On
  • April 23, 2022 Matinee performance Audio Description with TDF TAP
  • May 6, 2022 Open Caption with TDF TAP
  • May 21, 2022 Open Caption with TDF TAP

Learn more about Accessibility Services for People with Disabilities. If you have additional questions, need assistance, or an accommodation please contact us at .

Standby Performance Schedule

Holly Gould will perform as "Alice Paul" at the following performances and all Sunday matinees after Opening on Wednesday, April 6:

  • Sunday, March 20 at 7:30 PM
  • Sunday, March 27 at 1:30 PM
  • Sunday, April 3 at 7:30 PM

 

*Subject to change

Cast.

Image of Jenna Bainbridge

Jenna Bainbridge

Harry T. Burn/Ensemble

Image of Ally Bonino

Ally Bonino

Lucy Burns

Image of Tsilala Brock

Tsilala Brock

Dudley Malone

Image of Jenn Colella

Jenn Colella

Carrie Catt

Image of Hannah Cruz

Hannah Cruz

Ruza Wenclawska

Image of Nadia Dandashi

Nadia Dandashi

Doris Stevens

Image of Aisha de Haas

Aisha de Haas

Alva Belmont/Phoebe Burn

Image of Stephanie Everett

Stephanie Everett

Understudy

Image of Amina Faye

Amina Faye

Robin/Ensemble

Image of Holly Gould

Holly Gould

Alice Paul Standby

Image of Cassondra James

Cassondra James

Mary Church Terrell

Image of Nikki M. James

Nikki M. James

Ida B. Wells

Image of Jaygee Macapugay

Jaygee Macapugay

Mollie Hay/Ensemble

Image of Grace McLean

Grace McLean

Woodrow Wilson

Image of Susan Oliveras

Susan Oliveras

Nina Otero-Warren/Ensemble

Image of Mia Pak

Mia Pak

Mrs. Wu/Ensemble

Image of Liz Pearce

Liz Pearce

Warden Whittaker/Ensemble

Image of Monica Tulia Ramirez

Monica Tulia Ramirez

Understudy

Image of J. Riley Jr.

J. Riley Jr.

Phyllis Terrell/Ensemble

Image of Phillipa Soo

Phillipa Soo

Inez Milholland

Image of Shaina Taub

Shaina Taub

Alice Paul

Image of Angela Travino

Angela Travino

Understudy

Image of Ada Westfall

Ada Westfall

Mrs. Herndon/Ensemble

Image of Aurelia Williams

Aurelia Williams

Understudy

Creative.

Shaina Taub
Book, Music, and Lyrics
Raja Feather Kelly
Choreographer
Leigh Silverman
Director
Mimi Lien
Scenic Design
Toni-Leslie James
Costume Design
Natasha Katz
Lighting Design
Sun Hee Kil
Sound Design
Daniel Kluger
Sound Effects Design
Matthew Armentrout
Hair, Wigs and Makeup
Corinne Gologursky
Prop Manager
Mike Brun
Orchestrations
Andrea Grody
Music Direction and Supervision
Raja Feather Kelly
Creative Consultant
Ayanna Thompson
Dramaturg
Melanie J. Lisby
Production Stage Manager

MEDIA.

SPONSORS.

Support for SUFFS provided by an Edgerton Foundation New Play Award, the CLAWS Foundation, the Laurents / Hatcher Foundation, The Kors Le Pere Foundation, and The Diamonstein-Spielvogel Foundation.

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