The Inheritance

Ethel Barrymore Theatre

Previews Began: September 27, 2019

Opening Night: November 17, 2019

Closing Night: March 11, 2020

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Playwright: Matthew Lopez

Music: Paul Englishby

In contemporary Manhattan, Eric and Toby are 30-somethings who seem to be very much in love and thriving. But on the cusp of their engagement, they meet an older man haunted by the past, and a younger man hungry for a future. Chance meetings lead to surprising choices as the lives of three generations interlink and collide—with explosive results. Re-envisioning E. M. Forster’s masterpiece “Howards End” to 21st-century New York, The Inheritance asks how much we owe those who lived and loved before us, questions the role we must play for future generations, and dares us to fearlessly hold on to the wild ride called life.