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Father Comes Home from the Wars, Parts 1, 2 & 3

March 16–April 07, 2018

By Suzan-Lori Parks
Directed by Liz Diamond
A Co-Production with American Conservatory Theater

University Theatre, 222 York Street


In the astonishing first installment of Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks's new American Odyssey, set over the course of the Civil War, Hero is offered his freedom from slavery in exchange for joining his master in the ranks of the Confederacy. Father Comes Home From the Wars, Parts 1, 2 & 3 is a devastatingly beautiful epic new work filled with music, wit, and exquisite lyricism.

Father Comes Home From the Wars, Parts 1, 2 & 3 is the second of Yale Rep’s two 2017–18 WILL POWER! productions. The run includes 10:15AM performances on April 3 and 5, 2018, available only to high school groups. Recommended for grades 8-12. To book your group for WILL POWER! performances, please call 203.432.9734 or email yalerep@yale.edu. For questions about content and curriculum, contact Jocelyn Prince at 203.432.1541 or jocelyn.prince@yale.edu.

Contains coarse language.