The Homecoming Queen

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to present the world premiere production of The Homecoming Queen, written by Ngozi Anyanwu and directed by Awoye Timpo.

The Homecoming Queen opens on Monday, January 22, 2018 for a limited engagement through Sunday, February 11, 2018, Off-Broadway at Atlantic Theater Company’s Stage 2 (330 West 16th Street). Previews begin Wednesday, January 10, 2018.

Contacts: Chris Boneau | Kelly Guiod | Imani Punch

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The Homecoming Queen will feature Oberon K.A. Adjepong (Tamburlaine), Segun Akande (Mother of George), Ebbe Bassey (Classical Theater of Harlem’s Medea), Vinie Burrows (A Midsummer Night's Dream - Shakespeare in the Park), Patrice Johnson (Tamburlaine), Mirirai Sithole (School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play), Mfoniso Udofia (playwright, Sojourners and Her Portmanteau - NYTW), and Zenzi Williams (Mother Courage and Her Children - CSC).

A bestselling novelist returns to Nigeria to care for her ailing father, but before she can bury him, she’ll have to relearn the traditions she’s long forgotten. Having been absent for over a decade, she must collide with her culture, traumatic past, painful regrets, and the deep, deep love she thought she could never have.

The Homecoming Queen will feature scenic design by Yu-Hsuan Chen, costume design by Ntokozo Fuzunina Kunene, lighting design by Oona Curley, sound design by Amatus Karim-Ali, movement direction by Hope Boykin, music direction by Nolufefe Mtshabe, dialect by Ebbe Bassey, and casting by Caparelliotis Casting: David Caparelliotis, CSA and Lauren Port, CSA and Joseph Gery.