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The Humans Washington, DC, TicketsThe Humans made a big impact when it debuted for the first time in 2014. By February of 2016, the show had moved to the Helen Hayes Theatre on Broadway. The show is a reflection on present-day America, particularly the cultural changes within white suburban families. The show follows the Blake family as they get together for Thanksgiving. The Blakes have two daughters who moved from Pennsylvania to New York City. They travel into the city to spend the holiday with their daughter at her rickety apartment in the Chinatown neighborhood of New York. During the dinner, they experience several highs and lows together. This play explores the simplest and most important human relationships while shining a light on changes within American society as well.
Family DinnerThe Humans follows the Blake family over the course of one Thanksgiving dinner. It's evident from the way they talk to each other that they're a close and loving family. This show deals with the arrival of the family, the Thanksgiving meal and then a short time after the meal. All of the action takes place in one day. Over the course of Thanksgiving dinner, the Blake family shares happy moments, including blessing the new apartment and sharing traditional Irish songs. Grandmother Momo and the Blake parents, Erik and Deirdre, are very dedicated to their Catholic faith. The play also has serious moments, and the family members all have to process a lot of discomfort. The apartment building makes lots of strange noises. The Blake parents observe that their daughter has returned to the city that her grandmother worked so hard to get out of. Grandmother Momo suffers from Alzheimer's disease and uses a wheelchair. Overall, this is a complete portrait of a complex and highly relatable American family.
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What venue hosts The Humans in Washington, DC?The Humans took the stage at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, during January of 2018. The Kennedy Center opened in 1971. Named for late President John F. Kennedy, this venue was intended as a National Cultural Center for Americans. The Kennedy Center stages important works, including operas like The Magic Flute and Otello.
What can I expect from The Humans?The Humans combines very realistic elements with very fantastical ones. The setting of Brigid and Richard's apartment is as much a character as any of the people on stage. The Blake family shares lots of laughing and happy moments during the play, but they also each confront the dark spots in their lives. This inventive play made a big splash on Broadway and has been well-received in cities like Seattle, Chicago and Pittsburgh.
What awards has The Humans won?The Humans is a critically acclaimed work that won the Tony Award for Best Play in 2016. The show also won Best Scenic Design of a Play for its innovative and unusual set. The Humans also won four Drama Desk Awards. Playwright Stephen Karam was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for this show.
How long is a The Humans performance?The Humans is a one act play. This 90-minute show moves quickly and has no intermission.
Is The Humans suitable for children?The Humans deals with common family themes, including coming of age, striking out on one's own, death and sickness. It's a play that works best for older teens and adults.
What plays are similar to The Humans?The Humans has been compared to Neil Simon's Eugene Trilogy. In addressing issues of home and family, this show shares similarities with Fences and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.
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