Topdog/Underdog

Topdog/Underdog

Topdog/Underdog

by: Suzan-Lori Parks

by: Suzan-Lori Parks

Topdog/Underdog

Topdog/Underdog

by: Suzan-Lori Parks

by: Suzan-Lori Parks

Overview

A darkly comic fable of brotherly love and family identity is Suzan-Lori Parks' latest riff on the way we are defined by history. The play tells the story of Lincoln and Booth, two brothers whose names were given to them as a joke, foretelling a lifetime of sibling rivalry and resentment. Haunted by the past, the brothers are forced to confront the shattering reality of their future.

Authors

Suzan-Lori Parks

Named one of TIME magazine’s “100 Innovators for the Next New Wave,” in 2002 Suzan-Lori Parks became the first African American woman to receive the Pulitzer Prize in Drama for her Broadway hit TOPDOG/UNDERDOG. A MacArthur “Genius” Award recipient, she has also been awarded grants by the National Endowment for the A ...

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