Fat Ham

American Airlines Theatre
Witness this deliciously funny, Pulitzer Prize-winning new play by James Ijames reinvent Shakespeare's masterpiece.
"Hot and sizzling! A raucous, flat-out hilarious comedy! Fat ham is a revelation!"
Jesse Green, NY Times
This deliciously funny, Pulitzer Prize-winning new play by James Ijames reinvents Shakespeare's masterpiece. Juicy is a queer, Southern college kid, already grappling with some serious questions of identity, when the ghost of his father shows up in their backyard, demanding that Juicy avenge his murder. But here’s the rub! Revenge doesn’t come easy to Juicy, a sensitive and self-aware young Black man in search of his own happiness and liberation. From an uproarious family cookout emerges a compelling examination of love and loss, pain and joy.


American Airlines Theatre
American Airlines Theatre 227 West 42nd Street Between 7th and 8th Avenues
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Wheelchair Accessible, Audio Description: Pre-Recorded, Assistive Listening Devices, Closed Captioning

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Opening Season
First Preview
March 21, 2023
April 12, 2023
Written by James Ijames. Directed by Saheem Ali. Choreographed by Darrell Grand Moultrie.
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