John Golden Theatre

Previews Began: February 23, 2016

Opening Night: March 6, 2016

Closing Night: June 19, 2016

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Playwright: Danai Gurira

Music: Broken Chord

Amid the chaos of the Liberian Civil War, the captive wives of a rebel officer band together to form a fragile community – until the balance of their lives is upset by the arrival of a new girl.


Lupita Nyong’o                                                The Girl
Pascale Armand                                              Wife #3
Akosua Busia                                                           Rita
Zainab Jah                                                       Wife #2
Saycon Sengbloh                                              Wife #1

Standby: Ayesha Jordan (The Girl)

Understudies: Joniece Abbott-Pratt (Wife #3, Wife #2), Ayesha Jordan (Wife #2), Adeola Role (Rita, Wife #1)