Playwrights Horizons celebrated the official Off-Broadway opening of Mankind January 8. The imaginative new play, in which women are extinct and men can get pregnant, is the latest work from acclaimed playwright and director Robert O’Hara (Bootycandy, Bella: An American Tall Tale, Barbecue, In the Continuum, The Brother/Sister Plays).
Flip through photos of the opening below:
Inside the Opening Night of Robert O’Hara’s Mankind Off-Broadway
The cast of Mankind is made up of two-time Tony Award nominee and Emmy and Obie Award winner André De Shields (The Wiz, Ain’t Misbehavin’, The Full Monty, Play On!), Bobby Moreno (Grand Concourse, Fulfillment Center, Lazarus, The Year of the Rooster), Anson Mount (Corpus Christi, Three Sisters, Hell on Wheels), Stephen Schnetzer (Oslo; Wit; The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?), Ariel Shafir (Medea in Jerusalem, Craft, The Pirandello Project), and David Ryan Smith (One Man, Two Guvnors; Passing Strange).