The Brothers Size
Presented by OKC Rep in partnership with Oklahoma Contemporary
April 27 | 7 p.m. | Opening night plus post-show reception
April 28 | 8 p.m.
April 29 and May 6 | 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
April 30 and May 7 | 2 p.m.
May 4 and 5 | 8 p.m.
Main building | Te Ata Theater
Purchase a three-show ticket package here (including Under the Radar: Otto Frank and Superstitions)
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In the Louisiana bayou, big brother Ogun Size is hardworking and steady. Younger brother Oshoosi is just out of prison and aimless. Elegba, Oshoosi’s old prison-mate, is a mysterious complication. Flights of poetry, music, dance and West African mythology combine in a contemporary tale that explores the tenuousness of freedom and the need to belong somewhere, to something, to someone.
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About the Creator
Tarell Alvin McCraney is an acclaimed writer. His script In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue is the basis for the Oscar-winning film Moonlight, directed by Barry Jenkins, for which McCraney and Jenkins won an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay. He wrote the film High Flying Bird, which was directed by Steven Soderbergh and premiered on Netflix.
McCraney’s plays include MS. BLAKK FOR PRESIDENT (co-written with Tina Landau), The Brother/Sister Plays trilogy, Head of Passes, Wig Out! and Choir Boy, which was nominated for four Tony Awards. McCraney is the recipient of a MacArthur Genius Grant, the Whiting Award, Steinberg Playwright Award, the Evening Standard Award, the New York Times Outstanding Playwright Award, the Paula Vogel Playwriting Award, the Windham Campbell Award and a USA Artist Award.
He is currently chair of playwriting at Yale School of Drama, an ensemble member at Steppenwolf Theatre Chicago and a member of Teo Castellanos/D-Projects.