A quartet of stage alums return to Broadway October 6 as Christopher Demos-Brown's American Son begins preview performances at the Booth Theatre. The Kenny Leon-directed production will officially open November 4.
The play, which premiered at Barrington Stage Company in 2016, is set in a Miami police station in the middle of the night as a separated, interracial couple reunites and grapples with the disappearance of their teenage son.
"It’s a very civil play about people expressing ideas and listening to each other and expressing their passion for love and the country," Leon explains in the video above.
Washington also serves as a producer alongside Scandal creator Shonda Rhimes, Jeffrey Richards, Rebecca Gold, Will Trice, Jada Pinkett Smith, Gabrielle Union-Wade, Dwyane Wade, Steve Stoute, and Nnamdi Asomugha.